Irene Newsham, 90 of Jamestown passed away Wednesday December 2, 2015 at Eastgate Nursing Home. Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Rueben and Mary (Sousa) Pimental.
Irene was a member of the Jamestown Senior Center, a board member of Friends of Jamestown Seniors, Jamestown Grange and she was a communicant of St. Mark’s Church, where she was a member of the choir. She was very active in the activities at Eastgate where she enjoyed bowling, horse racing, and bingo and they also crowned her Queen Irene, she loved the sun, beach and dancing.
She is survived by her five children Louis Newsham of Nokomis, FL, Eileen Seguin of Cumberland, Gerald Newsham of Cranston, Michael Newsham of Warwick, Judy Rosa of Rehoboth, one brother Rueben Pimentell of WV, nine grandchildren Cheryl, Cynthia, John, Christopher, Julie, Kelly, Kayla, Nicole, Michael, and eight great-grandchildren Jessica, Skylar, Sydnee, Emma, Graydin, Maddie, Jaxson, and James.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday December 8, 2015 from 4-7 PM with a funeral service at 6 PM in the PERRY MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Eastgate Nursing Home Activities Fund.