Providence Obituaries

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  • 21 hrs ago | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Edward R. Trojan, Sr., 85, Korean War Veteran

    Edward R. Trojan, Sr., 85, of North Kingstown, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rita M. Trojan.

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  • Saturday | via IBerkshires 

    Joan Goldener Mann, 87

    Joan Theresa Goldener Mann, 87, of 113 Longview Terrace died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Sweet Brook Care Centers. Born in Providence, R.I., on Jan. 8, 1928, daughter of Charles L. and Heleyn Hattell Goldener, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Dr. John Gilbert Mann.

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  • Friday Apr 24 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Bernice Stamp, 89

    Bernice was born to Edlar and Ivar Pearson in Providence, Rhode Island and was a Rhode Islander all her life. She was a loving mother and wife who cherished her family.

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  • Monday Apr 20 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Dorothy Margaret Campbell

    Dorothy Margaret Shaw Campbell, R.N., 92, went home to be with her Lord, April 18, 2015. She was born at home in Littleton on October 14, 1922, the daughter of Beverly and Amber Stockford Shaw.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via Philly.com 

    Ben Powers | TV and film actor, 64

    The Auclair Funeral Home in Massachusetts, which is handling arrangements, said Mr. Powers died April 6 in New Bedford. Details were not released.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via Examiner.com 

    Ben Powers of 'Good Times' has died

    According to The Hollywood Reporter and Yahoo! TV , Ben Powers has died. Powers was best known for his portrayal of Thelma Evans' football-player husband, Keith Anderson, on the sixth and final season of the popular 1970s series, "Good Times".

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via ContactMusic.com 

    Good Times Actor Ben Powers Dies

    The Good Times star passed away on 6 April in Providence, Rhode Island. No further details were available as WENN went to press.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via Patch.com 

    Community Mourns after Death of Firefighter

    Members of the Cranston Fire Department and friends and family are in mourning after "Cully" - a devoted public servant and man born with firefighting in his blood, Kevin M. Cullinan, 56 - has died. Cullinan died Thursday after an apparent heart attack at his home and was found by a crew of Cranston firefighters sent for a well-being check.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via The Bennington Banner 

    Citizens Financial Group names new vice chairman and...

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. >> Citizens Financial Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Donald H. McCree as vice chairman and head of commercial banking. He will serve on the company's executive committee and report to chairman and CEO Bruce Van Saun.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Post-Standard 

    Today's obits: Ellis Guiles Sr. taught elementary ch...

    Ellis Green Guiles Sr., 86, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at his home. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he was a Korean War veteran.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Boston Herald 

    Thelma L. Gray, at 88,a of Attleboro, a baker

    Thelma L. Gray of Attleboro, formerly of North Attleboro, a retired baker, died Thursday at Life Care Center of Attleboro. She was 88. Born, raised, and educated in East Providence, R.I., Mrs. Gray resided in North Attleboro for more than 50 years prior to moving to Attleboro in May 2014.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Star Tribune 

    David Pyle, longtime AP bureau chief in Minnesota an...

    David L. Pyle, a longtime bureau chief, news editor and reporter during his 33-year career with The Associated Press, has died. He was 61. Pyle, who worked for the news cooperative in five states, most of it as bureau chief in Minnesota and Wisconsin, died at his home Monday in the St. Paul suburb of Apple Valley , according to his son, Christopher Pyle.

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via Star-Telegram.com 

    David Pyle, longtime AP bureau chief, dies at 61

    David L. Pyle, a bureau chief, news editor and reporter during his 33-year career for The Associated Press, has died at age 61. Pyle's son, Christopher, says his father died Monday at his home in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He spent the last two decades of his career as bureau chief for the news cooperative in Minnesota and Wisconsin before stepping down in 2012.

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  • Friday Apr 10 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: William B. Mitchell, 74

    William B. Mitchell, 74, of Fox Drive, Narragansett, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the South County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, North Kingstown. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Mitchell.

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  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Tereather Simmons, 90

    Tereather Simmons, 90, of New Bedford, died April 5, 2015 unexpectedly at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of the late Theodore Simmons.  Born and raised in Angie, LA, the daughter of the late Clyde and Sarah Jefferson, she lived in Cambridge, MA and Providence, RI before moving to New Bedford 35 years ago.  She was an active member of the United House of Prayer where she served as an Usher and cook.  Survivors include 4 sons, Theodore Simmons and his wife Frieda of Belgium, Rodney Simmons and his wife Barbara of Washington, DC, and James Simmons and Thomas Simmons, both of New Bedford; 3 daughters, Lorraine Simmons of Boston, Darlene Simmons of New Bedford and Dinah Ferreira and her husband Michael of Fairhaven; a sister, Velma Cotton of Baton Rouge, LA; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Visiting hours will be held ... (more)

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Peter Warrington Rice

    Peter Warrington Rice, of South Yarmouth, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in East Providence, RI. Peter was the loving husband of Margaret Jane Rice for 55 years.

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Albert Baccari Sr., 88

    Albert Baccari Sr., 88, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna G. Baccari.

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Anita A. (Caldarone) DeFusco, 92

    Anita A. DeFusco, 92, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Anita A. DeFusco, 92, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Scalabrini Villa, North Kingstown.

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Heidi Anne Allen, 48

    Heidi A. Allen, 48, of Middletown, RI, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 after a brave and extended battle with cancer. Heidi A. Allen, 48, of Middletown, RI, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI after a brave and extended struggle with cervical cancer.

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  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Dr. Laura B. Fixman, 54

    Born in Pittsburgh, PA, a devoted daughter of Marshall Fixman of Ft. Collins, CO and the late Marian Fixman, she had lived in Barrington for 19 years, previously residing in Providence.

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