Thursday, April 11, 2013
John died peacefully on April 5, 2013.
John died peacefully on April 5, 2013. He is survived by his wife Jane E. Corbishley, his three sons, John Jr., Matthew and Mark Corbishley and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. John was a general agent for Mass Mutual Insurance retiring in 1996. He was the CEO of “The Corbishley Financial Group” and served as the president for 10 years. He was a dedicated volunteer and active sailor, as a volunteer he was on many committees and volunteered in Providence Schools, Battleship Massachusetts and the RI Foundation. He is a past commodore of the Newport Yacht Club. His memorial service will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 399 Hope Street, Bristol. In lieu of flowers please send any …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
John “Duke” Reed passed away quietly at home on April 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
John “Duke” Reed died at home on April 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 24, 1928 on Staten Island, New York to the late Charles & Helen (Baum) Reed. At the end of the World War II, he signed up with the US Navy and was assigned to the first crew of the USS Tortuga. He served in the South Pacific and the Hawaiian Islands as a radioman. While stationed in Newport he met the love of his life Elizabeth “Sis” DeSantis. They married in 1953. He continued working on the US Navy Base here in Newport and retired in 1990. He also over the years tended bar in several Newport watering holes, the Torch Lounge, The Fireside, Canfield House, Newport Country Club and Cappy’s. He is survived by his children Jay Reed, Susan …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Adelaide “Lyda” Reynolds, 96, of Middletown, died Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Adelaide “Lyda” Reynolds, 96, of Middletown, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at John Clarke Health Care Center Middletown, RI. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Reynolds. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 5-8pm, in the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport. Her funeral will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 9am, from the funeral home, followed with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, in Jesus Saviour Church, Broadway, Newport. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery in Middletown. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Jesus Saviour Church, Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The oldest man in Portsmouth, who continued dancing well into his 108th year, died Wednesday at the Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 108.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Zenon "Babe" St. Laurent, the oldest man in town and nearly oldest resident in Rhode Island, died Wednesday at age 108.
The oldest man in Portsmouth, who continued dancing well into his 108th year, died Wednesday at the Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness. Zenon "Babe" R. St. Laurent, 108, was an inspiration to this town and the state. St. Laurent loved life and once told me he lived so long because he "had the will to live." Babe continued to enjoy life through playing guitar and billiards, only stopping a little this past year at age 108. He was known to dance every Tuesday afternoon at a Fall River social club. He still spun around the dance floor at his last birthday party in July 2012. Born July 19, 1904 in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Victorien and Lenore St. Laurent. St. Laurent first went to work…
Friday, March 15, 2013
John F. Aleicho, 75, of Donna Drive, Portsmouth, RI, died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at home with his family at his side after fighting a long, hard eight year battle with pulmonary fibrosis.
Monday, March 4, 2013
A funeral service was held this past Sunday for the late Terry Chiodo, who died Wednesday after being fatally stabbed on a RIPTA bus.
Family members and friends said goodbye Sunday to the late Terry Lynn “Sam” (Damms) Chiodo, the Portsmouth woman who died Wednesday, Feb. 27, after being fatally stabbed on a RIPTA bus. Many lined up outside the CrossPoint Church in Newport Sunday to pay their respects. A private burial was held after the service. Chiodo, 46, of Portsmouth died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, from injuries after she was transported by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Her estranged husband, Christopher James, has been charged with first-degree murder. According to The Sakonnet Times, this violent act marks the first murder to take place in Portsmouth since 2002 and, according to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the first …
Francis John “Sticks” Winthrop, 69, of Portsmouth, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 surrounded by his family at Warren Skilled Nursing Center of Warren. Calling hours will be held today from 4-7pm in the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Barbara McLaughlin, 81, of Heritage Village, Southbury, CT, died on Feb. 24, 2013, following a brief illness.
Barbara C. McLaughlin, 81, of Heritage Village, Southbury, CT, formerly of Portsmouth, a former Portsmouth Town Council president and School Committee member, died Feb. 24, 2013, following a brief illness. Barbara was the daughter of the late John J. Connor Jr. and Margaret Clark Connor. She was pre-deceased by her husband William P. McLaughlin, and is survived by sons John McLaughlin and his wife Wendy of Westlake Village, CA, and Robert McLaughlin and his wife Donna of Brewster, NY. Barbara is also survived by grandchildren Connor, Taylor and Sophie. Barbara graduated from Deering High School in Portland, ME; Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT; and attended graduate school at George Washington University in Washington, DC. After …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Jeanne Madeline (Bessette) Dube, 88, of Portsmouth died at home on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.