Obituary







Obituary: Henry D. Silvia, Jr., 96, of Tiverton

Henry D. Silvia, Jr., age 96, of Tiverton, RI, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Newport Hospital in Newport, RI. Mr. Silvia operated a dairy farm in Portsmouth 1933-1975.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 4-7 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth.


Obituary: Christine Isabella McDonald of Middletown

Christine Isabella McDonald was a lifelong resident of Middletown, RI. She formerly resided at 469 Aquidneck Avenue, West House and then Forest Farm Assisted Living. 

She was a member of the Portsmouth Grange and the Pomona Grange. Christine enjoyed playing Bingo while living at West House as well as with the Portsmouth Seniors. 







Obituary: Cathleen ‘Cathy’ Sweeney Speer, 86

Cathleen ‘Cathy’ Sweeney Speer, aged 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by her immediate family, after a long battle with a little known neurological disease, cortico-basalar degeneration. True to her nature, Cathy was resilient and upbeat to the very end.