Providence Obituaries

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  • 5 hrs ago | via Turnto10.com 

    Brown University's founding dean of medicine dies at 92

    Brown President Christina Paxton says the medical school "and many of the statewide improvements in medical care delivery that grew along with it" began with Aronson's arrival in Providence. She says Aronson was too humble to take credit but was pleased by the school's growth and development.

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  • 15 hrs ago | via Go Local 

    Health | Aronson, Founding Dean Of Medicine at Brown...

    Dr. Stanley Aronson, the founding dean of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University died Wednesday morning, January 28, at the age of 92. "In conversations with Stan during the last several years, I came to understand how pleased he was with the growth and development of the medical school he did so much to create," said Brown President Christina Paxson. "His natural humility prevented him from taking credit, but Brown's medical school and many of the statewide improvements in medical care delivery that grew along with it began with Stan's arrival in Providence."

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  • Sunday Jan 25 | via Republican Journal 

    Cynthia Glass

    She was born May 9, 1924, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Chester and Elizabeth Morey. She attended Henry Barnard, a prestigious private school in Providence, R.I. and graduated from Belmont High school Belmont, Mass., in 1942.

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  • Saturday Jan 24 | via Crescent-News.com 

    Children's TV activist Peggy Charren dies at 86

    Peggy Charren, the founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming, has died.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via CBS Local 

    Children's TV Advocate, Activist Peggy Charren Dies ...

    Peggy Charren, the founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming, has died. She was 86. Charren, who had vascular dementia, died Thursday at a nursing home in Dedham, according to Sugarman-Sinai Memorial Chapel in Providence, Rhode Island.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Millicent (Walsh) Williams, 93

    Millicent Williams, 93, of North Kingstown, died peacefully with her husband at her side on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at South County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Ralph E. Williams.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via Cape Gazette 

    Russell Peterson Sr., retired shopright

    Russell A. Peterson Sr., 95, of Dagsboro, and formerly of VineMont, Ala., passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at home with his family. Mr. Peterson was born in Providence, R.I. Sept.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Gladys Lorraine Benz, 74

    Mrs. Benz was born September 9, 1940 in Jersey City, NJ. She is the daughter of the late Walter and the late Gertrude Popielarczyk.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Sylvia L. Tucker (nee Bullock), 88

    Sylvia Louise Tucker died Jan. 4, 2015, 88 years to the day after her birth, with her family by her side. Several religious traditions believe that passing on one's birth date is a sign of good fortune: Sylvia's remaining family hold this view as she was indeed a blessing to all of them.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via WHJJ-AM Providence 

    Sister Ann Keefe, Beloved Providence Activist, Dies ...

    Providence residents and state officials are remembering Sister Ann Keefe of St. Michael the Archangel Church as a dedicated and beloved community activist who advocated for peace and social justice. Gov. Gina Raimondo, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and other officials praised Keefe for her extraordinary commitment to peace, justice and the poor.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Sylvia L. Tucker (nee Bullock), 88

    Sylvia Louise Tucker died Jan. 4, 2015, 88 years to the day after her birth, with her family by her side. Several religious traditions believe that passing on one's birth date is a sign of good fortune: Sylvia's remaining family hold this view as she was indeed a blessing to all of them.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers 

    FHM presents Lithographs by Chafetz

    In Perpetrators: Lithographs by Sid Chafetz, a new art exhibition on display Jan. 24 through May 24 at the Florida Holocaust Museum, the artist uses monotone lithographs to present a series of portraits. ST. PETERSBURG - Perpetrators: Lithographs by Sid Chafetz, an art exhibition, will be presented Jan. 24 through May 24 at the Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S. Chafetz, an artist and master printmaker who has dedicated his professional career to creating works of art of profound social significance, will present a series of portraits of what might be called "ordinary people" who executed Hitler's ghoulish plans.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Virginia R. (Rice) Hartley, 71

    Virginia R. Hartley, 71, of North Kingstown, died Friday, January 16, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Paul F. Hartley for 53 years.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Elizabeth J. "Betty" (Flick) Bra...

    Elizabeth J. "Betty" Bragger, 86, of North Kingstown, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 17, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Albert E. "Ted" Bragger, Jr. The couple were married for 64 years.

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Lucia P. Asprinio, 89

    She was the wife of the late C. Thomas Asprinio. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Marie DeBerardis.

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  • Friday Jan 16 | via Boston Herald 

    Lillian Dorabelle Pike, of North Attleboro, at 94

    Lillian Dorabelle Pike of North Attleboro, a retiree, died Tuesday at Madonna Manor Nursing Home in North Attleboro. She was 94. Born in Rehoboth, Mrs. Pike was raised and educated in Rehoboth, where she was a graduate of the former Rehoboth High School.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Patch.com 

    Margaret Andreo, 85, Manchester Resident Since 1952

    Margaret M. "Peggy" Andreo, 85, of Manchester, beloved wife of 62 years to her devoted husband Loren J. "Andy" Andreo, passed away Tuesday, Jan., 13, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late John and Margarite Kells.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Asheville Citizen-Times 

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    He was born on August 2, 1974, in Greenfield, MA. He was the son of Linda Owens Haslett and the late William Heinle.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Lillian Nolan

    Lillian Nolan, 99, of Northport, ME and formerly of Southborough, died peacefully at her home on Monday, January 12, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late John H. Nolan who passed away in 2000.

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  • Monday Jan 12 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Rosella L.H. Shuster

    Rosella Lila Harriet Shuster, 82, of 86 Fairway Dr., North Dartmouth, MA, died Monday, January 12, 2014 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Arnold Howard Shuster.

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