Obituaries
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Richard E. Peltier, age 67, passed away June 9, 2024. He was the beloved fiancé of Louise Anderson. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late W. Lionel and Helen (Boutin) Peltier. … more
Nancy Leonard Yuettner, a retired Registered Nurse, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family. She was 85 years of age. Nancy was the beloved wife of … more
Gerald Francis Charnley, 84, of Warwick, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2024. He was the loving husband of the late Claudia J. (Whitehead) Charnley. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late … more
Katherine Ann "Kay" Hickey of Atwood Avenue, Johnston, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2024, surrounded by her family. Born in Fall River, MA, the daughter of the late James Milton and Katherine … more
Following a brief period of declining health, our family matriarch, Ann (Moubarak) Badway, 93, passed peacefully on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at the Hope Hospice Center in Providence. A woman of great … more
Anthony Angelo Ritacco, 89, of Westerly, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, March 31st, 2024, at home. Anthony was born on September 30, 1934, to Louis and Rose (Gaccione) Ritacco in Westerly. … more
Pete Fontaine died an hour after deadline last week. Although he had submitted his final byline several weeks earlier, the Johnston Sun Rise’s faithful freelancer held on until the last pages of the paper were on the presses. The man had ink in his veins. more
Peter C. Fontaine, 77, award winning sports columnist died Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Born in North Kingstown, he was a son of the late Alphonse C. and Anna L. (Raitano) Fontaine. Pete was a … more
Sad news to report. Our longtime freelancer Pete Fontaine died Wednesday afternoon. For decades, you've been reading his upbeat stories highlighting community giving. His bylines have regularly … more
Senator Frank Lombardo, III, 65, a 35-year Johnston resident, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, February 21, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Gallagher) … more
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with … more
Mark Duncan Barnes, 64, a lifelong resident of Johnston, RI with one inevitable and fateful pit stop in Auburn, AL, died suddenly and peacefully at home on February 13, 2024, thus ensuring that he … more
Judith Rebecca Umbriano, known to her loved ones as Judy, peacefully passed away on January 15, 2024, in Tempe, AZ, at the age of 85. Born on October 31, 1938, in Providence, RI, to Simon Altman and … more
A beloved son, father, and brother, Rory Allen DeShaies, 66, of Johnston passed away peacefully at home on February 2nd, 2024. Born October 6th, 1957, he was the beloved son of Roberta (Bobbi) … more
William M. Mulcahey, Jr., 84, of Linwood Drive in Johnston died Saturday, July 30, 2016 in RI Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Coral M. (Eaton) Mulcahey. They were five days … more
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