Final Passages

Margaret “Peggie” Hillegass, 77

April 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

Barrington, R.I. Margaret “Peggie” Hillegass (May), died peacefully at home on Sunday, April 28. She leaves behind her husband, Ronald Carl Hillegass and her two sons, Ronald “Carl” Hillegass, Jr. of Stonington, Conn. and Michael George Hillegass of Washington, D.C. She was preceded in death by her son Kent FieldRead More

Mary Spalding Marsters, 73

April 1, 2019 at 10:39 am

Portland, Maine Mary Spalding Marsters, 73, of Portland, Maine, died suddenly of natural causes Monday, April 1, 2019, in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, during a cruise with her husband, Sandy, aboard their beloved sailboat, Skye. Sandy and Mary celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14. Mary’s bright smileRead More

Mary Jane Grady, 64

March 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

Warwick, R.I. Mary Jane Grady passed away on March 12, 2019. She was born in Providence (1955) to the late Gloria and Frank Grady. Mary worked as a self-employed freelance writer since 1999. She was a contributing editor at, an aviation website, and also wrote for “Robb Report,”,Read More

Nancy Allen Logan, 85

March 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

Jamestown, R.I. Nancy Allen Logan, the heart of her family, died March 8, 2019. She was generous and giving to all and devoted to the hometown communities where she lived. Nancy Curtiss Allen was born in Rochester, N.Y., on March 27, 1933, to Warren William and Dorothea Amelia Allen. SheRead More

David K. Storrs, 74

March 3, 2019 at 10:42 am

Southport, Conn. David K. Storrs died on March 3, 2019, with his wife Landon T. and his son, David K. Jr., at his side. He was President of Alternative Investment Group, which he co-founded in 1996. Previously he was President of Commonfund, and from 1971 to 1984, he was theRead More

Kim Woodhouse, 62

January 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. Kimberly R. Woodhouse, 62 years old, passed away January 29 surrounded by family after a decades-long battle with cancer. Born on June 8, 1956 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Kim graduated from Our Lady Star of the Sea High School. She earned a degree in Fashion MerchandisingRead More

Leon Elwin Minzy, 83

January 16, 2019 at 10:29 am

Sherkin Island, Ireland Leon E. Minzy (called Red or Minzy by family and friends) died at home on Sherkin Island, Ireland on Jan. 16, 2019. Minzy is survived by wife Maggie O’Reilly of Sherkin Island, his brother Richard of Warren, Maine (another brother, Merrill, pre-deceased him), and many, many friendsRead More

Robert V. Anderson, 79

December 26, 2018 at 12:00 am

East Greenwich, R.I. Bob Anderson of East Greenwich died on December 26, 2018 in Providence, R.I. He was the beloved husband of Roberta (Houston) Anderson. Born in Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Mr. Olof Anderson and Mrs. Roberta Anderson. Bob was a graduate of Boston UniversityRead More

Barry E. Hoffman, 83

December 5, 2018 at 12:00 am

North Kingstown, R.I. Barry E. Hoffman died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. He was the husband of Diane E. (Eckman) Hoffman, his wife of 45 years. Born in Morristown, N.J., he was the son of the late Perry A. Hoffman and Beatrice (Everett) Hoffman. Barry was an international 747Read More

Esther Ann Whalen, 95

December 5, 2018 at 12:00 am

Albany, N.Y. Sister Esther Ann Whalen, a member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart, who devoted her life to her religious order and appointed ministries, the Salve Regina University community, and the sport of sailing that she loved so dearly, died on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Teresian HouseRead More