2016-11-03 / Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Joan L. (Marren) Calcutt, 82, of Newport, passed away Oct. 29, 2016 at the Royal Middletown Nursing Center. Donations in her memory may be made to the James L. Maher Center, P.O. Box 4390, Middletown, RI 02842.

Arlene Denno, 94, of Newport, passed away Oct. 27, 2016 at Village House Nursing Home of Newport. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Denno. She leaves behind four children, seven grandchildren, and three great–grandchildren. Services will take place in Vermont at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to the Village House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Activities Fund, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840.

John “Bud” Ferreira, 71, of Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 28, 2016 after a nine-year battle with cancer at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He leaves behind his wife, Suzanne (Matzko) Ferreira, three children, and four grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts, 20 Commercial Dr., Suite One, Wrentham, MA 02093.

Carolyn H. Johnson, 85, of Middletown, passed away Oct. 28, 2016 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late Captain Ian J. Johnson, USN Ret. She leaves behind six children, 15 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at the United Congregational Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown, RI 02842.

Kirsten L. Platt, 54, of Newport, known affectionately as Kir Kir, passed away on Oct. 31, 2016. She was the daughter of Elaine Dring Platt and the late Eugene Platt Sr. She leaves behind eight siblings. A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Mary’s Church, Newport.

Catherine Elizabeth (Potter) Radcliffe, 88, of Newport, passed away Oct. 26, 2016, at Heatherwood Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Thomas Robert Radcliffe. She leaves behind her daughter, Helenmary (Tucker), Lauth (Roy), and grandson Ryan Tucker, both of Newport. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Church.

June M. (Groux) Santos, 77, of Newport, passed away Oct. 30, 2016 at the Village House Nursing Home. She leaves behind her husband, Arthur J. Santos, three children, and four grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday, Nov. 4, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. at Jesus Saviour Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or alz.org.

Robert Lee Stafford, 80, of Portsmouth, passed away Oct. 31, 2016 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He leaves behind his wife, Rebecca (Igo) Stafford, his sons, Scott Stafford of Virginia and Mark Stafford (Audrey) of Portsmouth, and three grandchildren. At his request all services will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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