Final Passages

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

James W. Halpin, 65

James W. Halpin, 65

June 22, 2020 at 2:29 pm

West Greenwich, R.I. James Halpin passed away suddenly Monday, June 22, 2020 at Kent Hospital in Warwick, R.I. Born in Providence, James was a son of the late Edward M. and Theresa (Beauregard) Halpin. James was the owner of Summit Heating Service Inc. for over 34 years. He was aRead More

Louise Kevin Burke, 85

Louise Kevin Burke, 85

June 16, 2020 at 8:57 am

Annapolis, Md. Louise Kevin Burke, 85, of Annapolis, Md., passed away on June 16 in Danvers, Mass. Born in Swampscott, Mass., Louise was the daughter of the late Edward and Marguerite Kevin. Louise attended Swampscott schools and graduated from Swampscott High School in 1952. She worked as a computer programmerRead More

Audrey Hope Davis Trowbridge, 83

Audrey Hope Davis Trowbridge, 83

June 10, 2020 at 2:34 pm

Wakefield, R.I. Audrey Trowbridge died peacefully on June 10, 2020 in Providence, R.I. She was the wife of the late Edward Remington Trowbridge III. Born in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of the late George Cundall Davis and Hope Watson Davis. Audrey was an alumni of The Mary C.Read More

Philip Rendle Dyer, 62

Philip Rendle Dyer, 62

May 14, 2020 at 2:33 pm

Wickford, R.I. Philip Rendle Dyer set off on his final journey on May 14, 2020 at age 62. Upon completion of treatment for pancreatic cancer at Dana-Farber, he was cared for in his home by his family and friends, with assistance from Hope Hospice of Rhode Island. Philip was bornRead More

Ralph Burnard, 79

Ralph Burnard, 79

May 12, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Westerly, R.I. Dr. Ralph “Jack” J. Burnard II, of Westerly, R.I., passed away May 12 peacefully in his home. Major Ralph Burnard served his country with pride as a surgeon in the Vietnam War. He was relieved from active duty on July 19, 1972. He then continued on to beRead More

Henry Hill Anderson Jr., 98

Henry Hill Anderson Jr., 98

May 11, 2020 at 2:28 pm

Stonington, Conn. Henry “Harry” Hill Anderson Jr. passed away peacefully in Mystic, Conn., on May 11 at the age of 98. Harry was born June 2, 1921, in New York City, to Henry H. Anderson Sr., and Helen James Anderson. A graduate of Yale, Harry completed his studies there inRead More