Final Passages

Nathaniel Bartlett Atwater, Jr., 85

Nathaniel Bartlett Atwater, Jr., 85

February 11, 2021 at 1:41 pm

Little Compton, R.I. Nathaniel Bartlett Atwater, Jr., of Little Compton, R.I., died on Feb. 11, 2021. He was born on Jan. 26, 1936, to David Hay Atwater and Eleanor Bartlett Atwater in Tiverton, R.I. Atwater attended Brown University where he earned BA and MA degrees. Later he earned a PhDRead More

Christopher Courtney Gates, 87

Christopher Courtney Gates, 87

January 30, 2021 at 1:40 pm

Concord, Mass. U.S. Navy veteran and respected psychiatrist Christopher Courtney Gates, M.D., of Concord, Mass., died on Saturday, Jan. 30. He was 87. Son of the late Frances Crozier and Percival Taylor Gates, he was born in Montclair, N.J., on June 7, 1933. The youngest of three boys, he passedRead More

Richard M. Levesque, 76

Richard M. Levesque, 76

January 20, 2021 at 1:45 pm

Portland, Maine Richard “Dick” M. Levesque passed away on January 20 at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine. He was born May 25, 1944 to Lucien and Alice (Roy) Levesque in Spartanburg, S.C., where his father was preparing to deploy to the European theatre of WWII. The eldest of six children,Read More

Joseph Vittoria, 85

Joseph Vittoria, 85

January 18, 2021 at 1:50 pm

Greenwich, Conn. Joseph Vincent Vittoria, of Palm Beach, Fla., and Greenwich, Conn., died at home surrounded by his family on Jan. 18. He had been battling leukemia for some time. He died in the arms of his beloved wife of 58 years, Luciana. Joe was born in Glen Cove, LongRead More

Prentice Kellog Stout, 88

Prentice Kellog Stout, 88

January 11, 2021 at 1:48 pm

Wakefield, R.I. Prentice Kellog Stout died peacefully on Jan. 11 at South County Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on Jan. 10, 1933. Prentice was the devoted husband of 65 years to Margaret R. Stout (Patty) and father of two sons, Christopher and Timothy. A graduate of TheRead More

Timothy Mills, 58

Timothy Mills, 58

December 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

Newport, R.I. Timothy J. Mills, long-time harbormaster for the City of Newport (RI), passed away suddenly on Dec. 10, 2020. Tim grew up on the water and began his career with the city as a seasonal harbormaster’s assistant from June 1995 through Aug. 1999 before being appointed to serve asRead More

Joan Crook Smith King, 93

Joan Crook Smith King, 93

December 1, 2020 at 1:46 pm

Warwick, R.I. Joan Crook Smith King, a Warwick resident for 64 years, passed away on Dec. 1, 2020. She was born and raised in Pawtucket, R.I., and graduated from Pawtucket West High School in 1944. She graduated from R.I. State College, now URI, with a Bachelor of Science degree inRead More

Peter Hallock, 89

Peter Hallock, 89

September 25, 2020 at 1:08 pm

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

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 1:06 pm

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