Florence V. Metcalfe, 75, unexpectedly passed away at home July 5. She is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, George E. Metcalfe. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John F. “Jack” Ryan, former East Greenwich Police Chief and the late Florence (Valentine) Ryan.
Mrs. Metcalfe had worked for the former Narragansett Electric Company and in the Lunch Program at Eldredge Elementary School in East Greenwich. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy, adored her family and loved taking pictures of them as well as her friends.
Besides her husband she is survived by her sons, Stephen E. Metcalfe and his wife Laura and David P. Metcalfe, EGPD (Ret.) and his wife Sandi, 4 granddaughters, 5 great grandchildren and brothers, John F. and Edward J. Ryan. She was the sister of the late Vincent W. Ryan.
Funeral Service Thursday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours are Wednesday, July 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Shirley A.Uhrin, 74, peacefully passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, July 2. She was the beloved wife of Dennis Uhrin for 51 years. They lived in East Greenwich and Warwick for the past 33 years. She was born in Akron, Ohio, in 1939 to Samuel and Anne (Talarico) Barber.
She was an extraordinary homemaker and mother, who was most proud of her family. She was the loving mother of Beth Burgess (Gene), Michele Forsell (David), and Christine Uhrin, and the adoring grandmother of Emily and Erin. She is survived by her sister Rosemary Chevalier (Edward) and her sisters-in-law Sophia and Carol Barber. She was preceded in death by her brothers Tom Barber, Ted Barber (Beverly), and Sam Barber.
She will be missed dearly!
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 8, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 65 Third St., East Greenwich. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Calling hours are Monday, July 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.