Final Passages

Peter Hallock, 89

Peter Hallock, 89

September 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

Touisset, Mass. Peter Hallock of Touisset, Mass., died peacefully on Sept. 25 in the company of his family. Born on April 8, 1931, Pete was a kind and creative person with a passion for adventure and a knack for doing things his own way. The founder and CEO of GripnailRead More

Irving Chase Sheldon, 99

Irving Chase Sheldon, 99

September 8, 2020 at 12:00 am

Saunderstown, R.I. Irving Chase Sheldon, the son of James Rhodes Sheldon, Jr. and Marjorie Starkweather Chase, died peacefully at his Gould Way home in Saunderstown, R.I., on Sept. 8, 2020. Born in Narragansett, R.I., Irving died 99 years later at his home in Saunderstown, just seven miles to the north.Read More

Steven L. Waterman, 74

Steven L. Waterman, 74

September 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

Madison, Georgia Steven L. Waterman, 74, passed away Sept. 3, 2020 peacefully after an accelerated bout with military service-connected brain damage. Born in Hope, Maine, March 29, 1946, he was the son of Robert T. and Norma Blom Waterman. Steve was a 1964 graduate of Rockland High School, where heRead More

Rebecca J. Milton, 63

Rebecca J. Milton, 63

August 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

Warwick, R.I. Rebecca “Becky” J. Milton, 63, passed away Aug. 20 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I. Born in Danville, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late James B. and Esther J. (Matthews) Milton, and grew up in Hoopeston, Ill., home of the Cornjerkers. She graduated from IllinoisRead More

Charlotte Barringer, 94

Charlotte Barringer, 94

August 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

Essex, Conn. Charlotte Riker Perry Barringer, 94, passed away in her sleep August 15 at Essex Meadows in Essex, Conn. Born in New York City in 1925, “Sharlie” spent her childhood years in Greenwich, Conn., where she attended Greenwich Academy and The Ethel Walkers School. Her family then moved toRead More

Robert C. Rasche, 61

Robert C. Rasche, 61

August 8, 2020 at 12:00 am

Bellingham, Mass. Artist and sailor Robert “Bob” Carl Rasche, 61, of Bellingham, Mass., and Wells, Maine, died in an apparent accident off of his 22’ O’Day sailboat Avalon in Wells Harbor on Saturday, Aug. 8. The boat was found unmanned and adrift from its up-river mooring at approximately 11 a.m.Read More

William E. Adams, 79

William E. Adams, 79

July 16, 2020 at 9:05 am

North Kingstown, R.I. William E. “Bill” Adams, age 79, of North Kingstown, R.I., passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, surrounded by his family. Born in Providence, R.I., he was the son of the late Ernest and Jennie (Maynard) Adams. He was the beloved husband of Pauline (Baril) Allaire-Adams forRead More

Susan Sinclair, 88

Susan Sinclair, 88

July 5, 2020 at 8:56 am

Darien, Conn. Susan Widmann Sinclair, 88, passed away at her home in Darien, Conn., on July 5. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1932. Her family moved to Darien two years later. After attending Hindley Elementary in Darien, and The Thomas School in Rowayton, Conn., she earned a teachingRead More

Charles Thomas Schifino, 74

Charles Thomas Schifino, 74

June 28, 2020 at 2:36 pm

Warwick, R.I. Charles Schifino was born in East Providence, R.I, on Aug. 23, 1945 and passed away unexpectedly at home in Warwick, R.I., on June 28, 2020. Charles honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corps (1964-1967) earning Pistol Marksman and Rifle Sharpshooter Badges, and medals in National Defense Service andRead More

Susan Quackenbush, 70

Susan Quackenbush, 70

June 28, 2020 at 9:04 am

Warwick, R.I. Susan Scolnick Quackenbush of Warwick, R.I., passed away peacefully at age 70 on Sunday, June 28, surrounded by her family. Susan, daughter of Aaron and Beatrice Scolnick, was born in Lowell, Mass., on Jan. 24, 1950. She graduated from Lowell High School, received her undergraduate degree from TheRead More