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Impact of Hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011

[ August 29, 2011 8:00 am to September 2, 2011 4:30 pm. ] Downed tree branches throughout cemetery grounds
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A week’s worth of clearing work for groundskeepers!
By the time Hurricane Irene reached us it was a tropical storm.  High speed winds and rain caused tree limbs and branches to drop and littered much of the grounds at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery. Only [...]

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Louis H. Summerfield (burial)

August 17, 2011

[ August 18, 2011; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Committal Service
Thursday, August 18, 2011 following 11:00am funeral at
Shalom Memorial Chapel (Section 86 Lot 5 Grave 6)
SUMMERFIELD, LOUIS H., 75, of Steere House, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at the House. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Coyle) Summerfield. Born in Providence, a son of the late Louis [...]

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Shirley L. Salerno (burial)

August 16, 2011

[ August 19, 2011; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] Committal Service
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Friday, August 19, 2011 following 12:30pm funeral service at the Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and Crematory
(Section 100 Lot 5 Grave 2)
Shirley Louise Salerno, 92 of Clarks Hill South Carolina and formerly of Warwick, died Sunday August 14, 2011at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta, GA. She was the wife of the late [...]

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Francis P. Farymore (burial)

August 16, 2011

[ August 18, 2011; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Committal Service
Thursday, August 18, 2011 following 9:00am funeral service
in Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory
(Section 299 Lot 7 Grave 12)
Francis P. Farymore, 97, of Post Road and formerly of South County, died August 13, 2011 at Kent Hospital.

Born in Norfolk, VA, a son of the late Anthony and Sophie (Regula) Faryniarz, he was the brother of [...]

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James Patrick Brooks (burial)

August 15, 2011

[ August 18, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Committal Service with Military Honors
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Thursday, August 18, 2011 following 10:00am Mass in St. Bernard Church (Section 96 Lot 4 Grave 8 )
James P. “Mr. Pat” Brooks, 62, of Eileen Drive, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2011 after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Patricia [...]

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Kenneth E. Smith (burial)

August 15, 2011

[ August 17, 2011; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Committal Service
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011 following 11:00am Christian Service at The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Section 64 Lot 2 Grave 1)
Kenneth E. Smith, 77, of Coventry, passed away at home on August 13, 2011. Born in Warwick, May 13, 1934, to the late Harold A. (Retired Deputy Chief-WFD) and Dorothea [...]

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Clair Oliver “Hoffie” and Muriel Allen Hoffacker (burial)

August 10, 2011

[ August 12, 2011; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Committal Service for Husband and Wife
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Friday, August 12, 2011 at 11:00am Graveside (Section 7 Lot 2 Grave 9)
Clair Oliver “Hoffie” Hoffacker, 85, of Vero Beach, and Marion, Mass., died peacefully at home, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002. He was the husband of Muriel Allen Hoffacker; they [...]

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Nelson F. Andrews (burial)

August 10, 2011

[ August 13, 2011; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Committal Service
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Saturday, August 13, 2011 following 11:00am funeral in the Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford (Section 71 Lot 25 Grave 5)
Nelson F. Andrews, 83, of Exeter, died peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at South County Hospital. Born in East Greenwich, he was a son of the late Maurice [...]

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Virginia Casey (burial)

August 9, 2011

[ August 12, 2011; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Committal Service
Friday, August 12, 2011 following 11:00am funeral in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel (Section 303 Lot 2 Grave 6)
Virginia Casey, a former resident of Westcott Terrace, died Sunday, August 7, 2011.  She was the wife of the late Milton Casey and the beloved mother of Sharon L. Casey, with whom she had [...]

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Sharon S. Gallo (burial)

August 9, 2011

[ August 10, 2011; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Committal Service
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 following 10:00am Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church in North Kingstown RI (Sec. 106 Lot 4 Grave 47)
GALLO, SHARON S. February 22, 1958 to July 29, 2011. Sharon was born in Warwick Rhode Island living there most of her life. She leaves her son Gregory Gallo [...]

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