Final Passages

Robert F. Shattuck, 82

October 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

Oxford, Md. The world of sailing, and the world, in general, lost one of its great ones with the passing of Robert F. (Bubbles) Shattuck of Oxford, Md., on Oct. 4, 2019. Robert was born on Valentine’s Day (fittingly) in 1937 to Wilfred C. Shattuck and Julia Emma Salas Shattuck.Read More

John R. Ulanowski, 80

September 18, 2019 at 12:50 pm

Plymouth, Mass. John Richard Ulanowski was born in Boston on May 29, 1939, the son of John Ulanowski and Nellie Shereika. His father was a machinist at the Fore River Shipyard, and his mother a homemaker. When the family moved to Marshfield, Mass., boats and boating became father and son’sRead More

Mark Lindsay, 75

September 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

Gloucester, Mass. Mark Lindsay, 75, died unexpectedly on Sept. 6, 2019, at his home on the Mill River in Gloucester. Mark was always happiest “messing about in boats.” Childhood summers spent sailing and seeing wooden boats being built in coastal Connecticut inspired a lifelong passion. At 14, his father helpedRead More

Jarvis Ward Newman, 84

September 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

Southwest Harbor, Maine Jarvis Ward Newman, 84, died peacefully September 1, 2019, at Birch Bay Village in Bar Harbor. He was born July 6, 1935, the son of Laurence and Eleanor (Jarvis) Newman in New Haven, Conn. Jarvis graduated from Pemetic High School, Southwest Harbor, in 1954. Through junior andRead More

William H. Shuman III, 68

August 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

Green Cove Springs, Fla. William Henry Shuman III died August 22, 2019. Born in Nashua, N.H., on July 7, 1951, Bill spent his childhood in Milford, N.H., and summers in Wells, Maine. After a year of college his adventurous and restless nature compelled him to ride a motorcycle to Florida,Read More

Sandra G. Tartaglino, 60

August 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

Tiverton, R.I. Sandra Gayle Tartaglino, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, died suddenly in a tragic boating accident on Narragansett Bay Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of John and Paula (Tracy) Tartaglino of Tiverton. Sandra was a graduate of Taunton High School (’76) and then earnedRead More

Robert Munro Clarke, 86

July 24, 2019 at 2:50 pm

New Bern, N.C. Robert Munro Clarke (Bob) was the son of Betty and Fred Clarke, Sr. of Jamestown, R.I. Bob was born in Arlington, Mass., in 1933 and grew up in Jamestown where his ancestors were among those who bought Conanicut Island from the Narragansett Indians. He graduated from TaborRead More

Joseph P. Reis, 63

July 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

Stonington, Conn. Joseph P. Reis, 63, of Stonington, Conn., formerly of Pawtucket, R.I., passed away on July 20, 2019 with his family by his side after a six-year battle with multiple myeloma. Joe was born in Providence, R.I., and was the son of Joseph C. Reis and Gloria P. Reis.Read More

Paul Pollard Johnson, Jr., 75

July 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Paul (“Peter”) Pollard Johnson, Jr. of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 75, passed away on July 13, with family by his side. Paul was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Saunderstown, R.I., where he developed a deep appreciation for, and a love of, the ocean. AnRead More

Samuel Manning, 89

July 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

Camden, Maine Samuel Manning, marine illustrator, builder, craftsman, teacher, harmonica player, sailor and oarsman, cast off and died gracefully at his home in Camden, Maine, on July 9, 2019. The town clock rang at the moment of his passing, welcoming him in his transition to his next great adventure. SamRead More