Edna J Perry
Worked at Transcom and an avid golfer
Edna Josephine "Eddee" Perry, 74, of Cathy Circle, Portsmouth, died Monday, Nov 1, 1999, at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Gerard Perry and the late Frederic H Andrews Sr.
Born Feb 19, 1925, in Roxbury, Mass, she was a daughter of the late Alphonse and Josephine E (Gould) Westlund.
Mrs Perry had been employed as a purchasing agent for Transcom Co in Portsmouth for 16 years until her retirement.
An avid golfer, she was a member of Green Valley Country Club in Portsmouth. She was a former adult leader for both the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts of America and had also volunteered as a den mother.
She leaves two sons, Frederic H Andrews Jr of North Kingstown and Scott W Andrews of Fort Myers, Fla; a daughter, Andrea J Hagemoser of North Kingstown; a brother, William Westlund of Dorchester, Mass, and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Her funeral and burial were private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Portsmouth Ambulance Fund, 2300 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.
Carlos C Pereira
Worked at Navy base and Quonset Point
Carlos C Pereira, 84, of 3052 Main Road, Tiverton, died Wednesday, Nov 3, 1999, at St Anne's Hospital. He was the husband of Theresa (Borges) Pereira.
Born in Fall River on Jan 26, 1915, he was a son of the late John Cabral Pereira and Mary (Margarida) Pereira. He lived in Tiverton for 37 years.
Mr Pereira was a painter and wallpaperer at the Newport Naval Base and Quonset Point until his retirement. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a carpenter's mate 2nd class. He served in the South Pacific, Saipan and Okinawa.
He was a communicant of St Christopher's Church in Tiverton.
Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Margaret M Jerome of Tiverton, and a granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Victoria Pereira and brother of the late Alice Mendes and Julia, Angelina, Alfred C, Mario C, America C and Thomas C Pereira.
Mr Pereira's funeral was held Saturday from Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home in Tiverton, with a Mass of Christian burial in St Christopher's Church. He was buried with military honors in St Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.
Housewife, leaves 12 grandchildren
Olivia Moran of 117 Cory's Lane, Tiverton, died Tuesday, Nov 2, 1999, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, after a long illness. She was the wife of John M Moran.
Born in New Bedford, Mass, a daughter of the late Francisco and Julia daSilva, she had lived in Tiverton for over 30 years.
A housewife for most of her life, she was a communicant of St Theresa's Church.
In addition to her husband, she leaves two sons, Philip Pimental of Bristol and Thomas John Moran of Fall River; four daughters, Michele Plosker of Somerset, Mass, Kathleen M Smith and Julie Gray of Tiverton and Sandra Freitas of Weymouth, Mass; and 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Hilario, Francisco Silva, Joe "Baker" daSilva and Anthony Silva.
Her funeral was held Thursday, Nov 4, from the Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home, Tiverton, with a Mass of Christian burial at St Theresa's Church, Tiverton. Burial was in Pocasset Cemetery.
Melinda C McGovern
Infant daughter of Tiverton residents
Melinda Corey McGovern, infant daughter of Scott and Sheryl (Worden) McGovern of Hilton Street, Tiverton, died Monday, Nov 1, 1999, at Newport Hospital.
Besides her parents, she leaves a brother, Matthew Scott McGovern of Tiverton; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Elaine (Bergeron) Worden, both of Hinsdale, NH; and her paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Dorothy (Moreira) McGovern, both of Tiverton.
The funeral and burial will be private.
Gertrude A Landry
Tiverton resident, leaves son in Little Compton
Gertrude A Landry, 80, of Stone Church Road, Tiverton, died Monday, Nov 8, 1999, at home. She was the wife of Edward F Landry.
Born in Newton, Mass, on Jan 8, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Margaret (Welch) Curran. She lived in Whippany, NJ, and West Newton, Mass, before moving to Rhode Island 16 years ago.
Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Jane E Przybyla of Barrington; a son, Peter W Landry of Little Compton; two sisters, Katherine Landry and Mary Curran, both of Chatham, Mass, and four grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Joseph Curran.
Her funeral will be held today, Nov 11, at 9 am from the Fern Acres Funeral Home, 72 Willow Ave, Little Compton, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 am at St Madeleine Sophie Church, Lake Road, Tiverton. She will be buried in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery in Little Compton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Nancy Brayton Osborn Adult Day Care Center, 115 East Main Road, Little Compton 02837.
John B Hardy
Leaves family in Portsmouth
John Bernard Hardy, 81, of East Falmouth, Mass, died Wednesday, Nov 3, 1999, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, from injuries suffered in a pedestrian accident in Westport. He was the husband of Virginia (Noonan) Hardy.
Mr Hardy was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck while using a crosswalk on Route 177. At the time of the accident, he had been living with a daughter in Westport. Born in Judique, Nova Scotia, on Sept 21, 1918, he was the son of the late William A Hardy and the late Jesse A (Chisholm) Hardy.
Mr Hardy was a foreman for the Columbia-Gem Meat Packing Co in Boston before his retirement 15 years ago.
He immigrated to the United States as an infant, settling in the Old Town/Orono, Maine, area. As a teenager, his family moved to the Mission Hill section of Boston. He graduated from Mission High School.
During World War II, he served in the Merchant Marine and, because of his service in hostile areas, he was awarded a veterans' certificate naming him a veteran of World War II.
Mr Hardy had been a resident of East Falmouth since the early 1980s and had lived in West Roxbury, Mass, for many years.
Besides his wife, he leaves three daughters, Dr Virginia King, with whom he lived in Westport; Eleanor Hardy Ferri of Portsmouth, chairwoman of the Portsmouth High School math department, and Barbara J Mahoney of Plainville, Mass; a son, Peter A Hardy of Hamden, Conn, and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Saturday in St Theresa of Avila Church, West Roxbury. Burial was in Mount Benedict Cemetery in West Roxbury.
Barbara E Flowers
Volunteered as foster grandparent
Barbara Elaine Flowers, 69, of 10 Coddington St, Newport, died Wednesday, Nov 3, 1999, at St Anne's Hospital, Fall River.
Born Oct 15, 1930, in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of John Gomes of Newport and the late Lauretta (Chase) Gomes.
She volunteered as a foster grandparent through the Child & Family Services day care center in Middletown. She was a communicant of St Joseph's Church, Newport.
Besides her father, she leaves a son, Joseph E Flowers, and a daughter, Sheryl A Squires, both of Newport; four brothers, Manuel Gomes of Spring Hill, Fla, Robert Gomes of Bangor, Maine, John Gomes Jr of Johnston and Raymond Gomes of Newport; four sisters, Patricia Franoco and Carol Manchester, both of Newport, Ruth Alden of Waterford, Mich, and June Turner of Broken Bow, Okla, and two grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Robert W Flowers.
Her funeral was held Saturday from the Memorial Funeral Home, Newport, with a Mass of Christian burial in St Joseph's Church. Burial was private.
Jennie S Davis
Born in Dighton, leaves her husband
Jennie S Davis, 87, of Scotty Drive, Portsmouth, died Monday, Nov 8, 1999, at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Warren A Davis.
Born Feb 18, 1912, in Dighton, Mass, she was a daughter of the late Manuel R and Jeannina (August) Davis. She was the sister of the late Antonio Borba.
Her funeral will be held today, Nov 11, at 8 am from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, with a Mass of Christian burial at 9 am in St Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Road, Middletown. Burial will be in Newport Memorial Park, Middletown.
Memorial donations may be made to the Potter League for Animals, PO Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.
Ruth E Caranci
Worked in Portsmouth school system 28 years
Ruth E (Johnson) Caranci, 62, of 506 Clarks Row, Bristol, died Wednesday, Nov 3, 1999, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. She was the wife of Joseph P Caranci.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Carl Oberg and Edna (Johnson) Oberg, she lived in Bristol for 10 years after moving from Middletown.
Mrs Caranci worked in the Portsmouth public school system for 28 years and had worked for three years in the North Providence school system. She retired from Portsmouth Elementary School in 1990,
She was a graduate of East High School, now Tolman High School, and graduated in 1959 from Rhode Island College of Education, now Rhode Island College. She received a master of arts degree in elementary education from the University of Rhode Island in 1973.
She was a member of Save The Bay and Blithewold Mansion & Gardens. She was a member of the National Education Association and the Portsmouth Education Association.
Aside from her husband, she leaves a brother, Raymond Oberg of Attleboro, Mass.
Her funeral was held Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Bristol. Burial was in Heaven's Gate Cemetery in East Providence.