Local obituary notices in Providence, RI
Tuesday Feb 14 | via HeraldSun.com
Flora Antoscia Krueger, 60, passed away on February 10, 2017 after a valiant and difficult 15 month struggle with a primary brain tumor. Her kindness, gentleness and beautiful smile had an impact on everyone she met. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via Republican Journal
Beverly Roberta Floyd, 74, of Vero Beach, Fla., entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior quietly with her daughter and other family members by her side on Feb. 9, 2017. Beverly was born in Providence, R.I., but was raised in Swanville. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via Warwickonline.com
Michael "Mickey," Rainone, age 87, of Leland Avenue, Warwick, died at home on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Comment?
Monday Feb 6 | via Go Local
Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Scoundrels: Defining Corruption Through Tales of Political Intrigue in Rhode Island , by Paul Caranci and Thomas Blacke. The book uses several infamous instances of political corruption in Rhode Island to try and define what has not been easily recognized, and has eluded traditional definition. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via Warwickonline.com
Kevin M. Crudden, 65, of Flat River Rd., Coventry, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 25 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Grace H. Potter died on January 23, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI, after a brief illness. She was one of seven children of Lester Norton Chace Darling and Hanna Baker Darling, born in New Bedford, MA. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com
William J. Neary, Sr., 93, of Dartmouth passed away peacefully Sunday, January 22, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Barbara A. Neary to whom he was married for 56 years. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 24 | via Canada.com
In 2010, Mark Baumer, a Rhode Island-based author, poet and activist, set out to walk across America - one foot in front of the other, all the way from the East Coast to the beaches of Los Angeles. Motivated by a sense of adventure and the challenge of completing the daunting 4,000-kilometre trip, he hoped to reach the Pacific Ocean within three months. Comment?
Monday Jan 23 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mark Baumer was walking across the nation barefoot as an environmental protest when he was struck and killed by a car. Mark Baumer was walking across the nation barefoot as an environmental protest when he was struck and killed by a car. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via Fredericksburg.com
Ruth Iona Sims Gaines, 75, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Providence, R.I., departed this life on Thursday, January 12, 2017. She is survived by two sons, John M. Gaines Jr. and Kevin L. Gaines ; three daughters, Crystal Lefkowitz, Tami Young and Jennifer Gaines ; and a sister, Brenda Washburn-Copening. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via RV Business
Alvin Macdonald Jr., principal in Macdonald's RV Center in Plainville, Mass., passed away Jan. 6 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was 88. In 1954, Macdonald joined his father in the family business of Macdonald Mobile Home and Trailer Sales in North Attleboro, Mass., where he later went on to be vice president and manager until its sale in 1977. Comment?
Jan 13, 2017 | via Warwickonline.com
Stephanie A. Kohler, 49, died Monday, January 9, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth M. Kohler, Jr. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of Barbara Grogan and the late, Edward Grogan. Comment?
Jan 11, 2017 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper
Florence Churchill, 96, of Amberg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7 at home. Born Jan. 7, 1920 in Marinette, to the late Edward and Lenore Nickelon, she spent part of her childhood there and she was the granddaughter of Warren Buckman, who was the First White Settler of Amberg, establishing a trading post there in 1883 before the railroad went through. Comment?
Jan 10, 2017 | via The Vermont Standard
Services are being planned in the spring for William B. Gamage, Sr., 94, who died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Dec 24 with his family by his side. He was born on Dec 13, 1922 in Providence, Rhode Island, son of Daniel and Laura Gamage. Comment?
Jan 10, 2017 | via IBerkshires
Mrs. Marjorie Ann Wasilenko, 92, formerly of Adams, died on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Sweet Brook Care Center in Williamstown. She was born in Central Falls, R.I., on May 29, 1924, the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret Robinson. Comment?
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