Obituaries
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Gregory A. Martin, 77, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Friday, May 17, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jean (Manney) Martin. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late … more
Gregory A. Martin, 77, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Friday, May 17, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jean (Manney) Martin. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late … more
Louis Thomas D’Abbraccio passed away on May 5, 2024, surrounded by friends and family.  As Lou’s community reflects on his legacy, one quality repeats itself through all aspects of … more
Louise Anne Joyce (LouAnne), age 68 of Baneberry, TN, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in Morristown, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her … more
Dr. Henry E. Childers, Jr., “DOC” died peacefully on April 12, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Alabama in 1930. After Veterinary School at Auburn University, he … more
Carol Hayden Warren of Green Valley, AZ, peacefully passed away at home on March 15, 2024. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert A. Warren; parents Harry and Alice Groetzinger) … more
Anthony Angelo Ritacco, 89, of Westerly, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, March 31st, 2024, at home. Anthony was born on September 30, 1934, to Louis and Rose (Gaccione) Ritacco in Westerly. … more
Muriel Bernadine Anderson, 97, of Cranston, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024. She was the loving wife of the late John Edward Anderson. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late … more
Pete Fontaine died an hour after deadline last week. Although he had submitted his final byline several weeks earlier, the Johnston Sun Rise’s faithful freelancer held on until the last pages of the paper were on the presses. The man had ink in his veins. more
Peter C. Fontaine, 77, award winning sports columnist died Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Born in North Kingstown, he was a son of the late Alphonse C. and Anna L. (Raitano) Fontaine. Pete was a … more
Sad news to report. Our longtime freelancer Pete Fontaine died Wednesday afternoon. For decades, you've been reading his upbeat stories highlighting community giving. His bylines have regularly … more
Carl “Dana” Ekelund, a beloved husband, father and brother, was peacefully called home to his Savior on March 1, 2024, surrounded by his family. Born November 6, 1947, to Carl … more
Gail (Concannon) McCray, 64, of Cranston, passed away at her home on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Florence (Palazzini) Concannon. Gail had a … more
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with … more
Judith Rebecca Umbriano, known to her loved ones as Judy, peacefully passed away on January 15, 2024, in Tempe, AZ, at the age of 85. Born on October 31, 1938, in Providence, RI, to Simon Altman and … more
Priscilla L. (Mitchell) Brown, age 90, passed away January 31, 2024. She was the beloved wife of the late Rodney E. Brown to whom she was happily married for 67 years. Born in East Providence, she … more
Joyce S. (Robideau) Mesolella, 77, of Cranston, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2024 at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Phillip M. Mesolella, who passed … more
Paul J. Kowal, former resident of Cranston passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on Monday, December 4, 2023, in East Greenwich, RI. He was the husband of the late Ann (Ciccolello) Kowal. Born … more
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