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William R. “Bill” Needham

William R. “Bill” Needham, 68, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at his home. He was the husband of Cathy L. (Franko) Needham to whom he was married 30 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Leonard and Florence (Brown) Needham. Bill was a Certified Nursing Assistant at Roger Williams […]

David H. Brown, Jr.

David H. Brown, Jr., 81, died July 20, 2019 at his home with his wife and two children by his side. He was the husband of Barbara S. (Batty) Brown. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late David and Ruth (Emanuelson) Brown, Sr. He was the  co-owner of T.D. Brown School Photography. […]

Maria E. De Freitas

Maria E. De Freitas, 86, formerly of East Providence passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. She was the wife of the late Alexandre De Freitas. Born in Ribeirinha, Faial, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Jose and Rosa (Moirinha) Bulcao. Mrs. De Freitas was a machine operator for Bard Davol, Inc. before retiring. She […]

Maureen B. Whalen

Maureen B. Whalen, 71, passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.   Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (O’Loughlin) Whalen. Maureen loved taking pictures, watching her soaps, and nothing like shopping for a good bargain. She enjoyed going out to eat and liked […]

Andrew J. Motta

Andrew J. Motta, 50, of East Providence, Providence, Bristol and Warren passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Born in Providence, he was the loyal, faithful and dedicated son of Janice (Carbone) Motta and the late Joseph F. Motta. He lived in Warren for many years. An athlete, Andrew J. Motta played baseball, enjoyed […]

Alfred R. Ramos

Alfred R. Ramos, 90, of Williams Avenue, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the home of his daughter. He was the husband of the late Margaret M. (Rosario) Ramos. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Angelina Ramos.  Mr. Ramos was a laborer for Local 271 for 63 years. […]

John B. “Papoose” Paris, Jr.

John B. “Papoose” Paris, Jr., 78, of Rehoboth, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home. He was the husband of Jeanette M. (Royster) Paris. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John B. and Ludovinia (Perriera) Paris. John was a lineman for the Narragansett Electric Company before he retired. […]

Margaret M. “Peggy” Williamson

Margaret M. “Peggy” Williamson, 89, of Goldsmith Avenue, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Allen Williamson. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Irene (Myatt) Callahan. Peggy was an avid reader, but her greatest joy was […]

Steven J. Gomes

Steven J. Gomes, 69, of Seekonk, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Miriam Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Anthony K. and Barbara M. Gomes.  Steven was one of the first African American firefighters in East Providence. He also was a substitute teacher for the East Providence School Department and a […]

Derin Miguel Araujo

Derin Miguel Araujo, 35, of Providence, died unexpectedly on July 4. He was the son of Rhonda Araujo Smith and Anthony Kevin Smith of Providence and Jose Luis Leon of the Dominican Republic. Having accepted Jesus Christ, Derin led a compassionate, caring life. He was known for his love for his family, friends, and coworkers. He […]