Obituaries

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James H.W. Reakes

James H.W. Reakes , 78, of  Wakefield passed away on Wednesday May 20, 2015 at his home. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Kelly) Reakes. Born in Providence, RI he was the son of the late Herbert and Ada (Manley) Reakes. James was the owner and operator of the James H.W. Reakes Painting Company […]

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Fernando P. Carvalho

Fernando P. Carvalho, 83 of East Providence passed away Wednesday May 20, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Zenaida M. (Amaral) Carvalho.  Born in Sao Miguel, he was the son of the late Alipio Ponte and Maria (doCarmo) Cabral. Fernando was a Machinist at Marshall and Williams, a truck […]

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Lawrence Bass

Lawrence Bass, 72 of East Providence passed away Monday May 18, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Donna J. (Welshman) Bass to whom he was married for 39 years.  Born in Providence he was the son of the late Clarence and Anna (Fernandes) Bass. Lawrence was a Cable Technician for […]

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John Vieira Sr.

John Vieira Sr., 90 of East Providence passed away Monday May 18, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital.  He was the husband of Mariana B. (Barros) Vieira.  Born in Providence he was the son of the late Antone and Justa (Gibau) Vieira.  John was Merchant Marine for Exxon for 35 years and a WWII Army Veteran and […]

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Joseph Motta, Jr.

Joseph Motta, Jr., 81, of Greenbrier Apartments (formerly Wedgewood Drive) in Seekonk, Mass., died May 17 at Rhode Island Hospital. For 53 years, he was the cherished husband of Donna L. (Ricci) Motta. Joe was the devoted and loved dad of sons Joseph, of Douglas, Mass.; Steven, of Barrington; and Gregory, of Cumberland. He also […]