Obituary: Janet C. Lofgren, 81

Obituary: Janet C. Lofgren, 81

Janet C. Lofgren, 81, passed away December 19. She was the wife of the late Walter O. Lofgren, Jr. Born in Wickford she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Ruth (Lovely) Sherman. Mrs. Lofgren was an administrative assistant at Brown & Sharpe for many years and...

Obituary: Dr. Roger H. Brown, 95

CONCORD, N.H. – Dr. Roger H. Brown, 95, died on Nov. 24, 2014, at Havenwood Heritage Heights, in Concord. Dr. Brown was born on June 19, 1919, in Providence, the son of the late Wendell S. and Elizabeth (Daboll) Brown. He grew up in Rhode Island and graduated from...
Popeye: Well Loved, Well Remembered

Popeye: Well Loved, Well Remembered

Some people just seem to be able to connect with everyone, so when they die the hole they leave behind is a little bigger than average. So it was with the death Friday of Walter Vincent ‘Popeye’ Jette (find his obituary here). At 95, Popeye could hardly...

Obituary: Ruth Doris McWhirter, 97

Ruth Doris McWhirter, 97, passed away Dec. 14, at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford, Conn.. Daughter of the late Edwin J. Roberts and Annie C. Osborn, she grew up in the Hyde Park section of Boston, where she married Alexander McWhirter. They were residents of...
Obituary: Walter V. ‘Popeye’ Jette, 95

Obituary: Walter V. ‘Popeye’ Jette, 95

Photo credit: Jeff Stevens Walter V. “Popeye” Jette, 95, passed away Dec. 12, at Kent Hospital in Warwick. He was the husband of the late Gladys H. “Ella” Jette. Born in Providence he was the son of the late Eva Rice. He worked for General Electric in Providence for...
Obituary: Doreen E. (Carter) McCall, 87

Obituary: Doreen E. (Carter) McCall, 87

Doreen E. (Carter) McCall, 87, of Shippeetown Road, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at home. She was the wife of the late Alfred E. McCall (retired chief of police for the Town of East Greenwich) for 55 years. She was born in New Bedford, Mass., the daughter of the...