In Memoriam...

In loving memory of our brothers and sisters that we have lost, both past and present.

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Gwendolyn George, 68, of Newport, who earned her heavenly wings on September 8, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late, Perlie John George.

Gwen was employed by the Newport Police Department for 38 years. She was also a long time, City of Newport, Local 911 Board Member. She was beloved by the Newport community and will be sadly missed by many.

Brothers and Sisters,

 It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Ruth Pearson, former member of Local 2231.  Ruth passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022.  Ruth was a secretary for the Burrillville School Department before retiring.  Her daughter, Heather Farrell, is a current member of Local 2231. She will be sorely missed by family, friends and co-workers.

Please see link below for more information. https://www.robbinsfuneralhome.com/obituary/Ruth-Pearson

Brothers and Sisters,

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of John H. Lyman, Alexis (Lexi) Lyman’s father. John earned his heavenly wings on February 13, 2022. He will by lovingly remembered by his wife, Sharon, their children, Zachary J. Lyman and Alexis E. Lyman (Lexi) and grandchildren, Gavin and Khai. He will also be missed by many family members and friends.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Sheila Dulleh, Local 1293, who earned her heavenly wings on January 12, 2022. She was pre-deceased by her father, Abraham Dulleh and will be lovingly remembered by her mother Cynthia Stevens, her children Loveton (Velvida), Jonathan Jr., Maceta, Elijah, Jaydin, Josiah, Simeon (Cecilia), Joan (James); grandchildren: LJ, Liam, Celeste, Jamel, Nathan, Noel, Edna, Darlene, Diana, Derrick Jr. She will also be missed by her siblings and a host of family and friends.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Shirley A. (Bragdon) Smith, mother of Charles B. Smith, who is a steward at the Veteran’s Cemetery, Local 904.

Brothers and Sisters,
 
It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Michael Barboza, 63, who passed on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.
 
Brother Barboza was a dedicated and hardworking union member of RI Council 94, AFSCME, TF Green Airport, Local 2873.

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I regret to inform you of the passing of Sister Lisa A. Lavallee, 56, who passed on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

Sister Lavallee was a dedicated, hardworking union member of RI Council 94, AFSCME, at the RI Division of Motor Vehicles, Local 2874, before retiring in 2021.

Lisa will be sorely missed by everyone.

Please see link below for additional information.