passed away on February 26, 2021, at the age of 65. He is survived by his brother Teddy, Susie Bieber Garfinkle, wife of Norman's deceased brother David and dozens of lifelong friends. A... Read complete obituary here. The post Norman Garfinkle appeared ...
Norman Garfinkle passed away on February 26, 2021, at the age of 65. He is survived by his brother Teddy, Susie Bieber Garfinkle, wife of Norman’s deceased brother David and dozens of lifelong friends. A Service will be planned for a later date.
Joan Marie (Intonte) Hamm, 76, of Amsterdam, NY, peacefully entered into eternal life on Wednesday, March 17th at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, Rhode Island.
Joan was born in Amsterdam, NY on October 11, 1944. She was the beloved daughter of the late Anthony V. Intonte and Theresa (Cali) Intonte. She attended Johnstown schools from which she graduated in 1962. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers Albert and Richard Intonte.
She is survived by her three children, Teri (John) Bement of Attleboro, MA, Mark ( Maria Elena) Hamm of Missouri City, TX and Tricia (Jim) Garner of Amsterdam, NY.
Joan was a proud and loving “Grammie”. She cherished each of her grandchildren who were the light of her life. Her six adoring grandchildren include Anthony Bement, Tim Bement, Gehrig Garner, Christian Hamm, Mark Hamm, and Alexandra Hamm. In addition, several nieces, nephews, and loving cousins also survive.
Joan enjoyed spending time with her family, watching her grandchildren do the things they love the most, shopping, spending time by the ocean, baking, visiting with friends, and listening to music.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no services at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Special thanks to the staff and caregivers at Mohawk Valley Dialysis Center in Amsterdam, NY where she was a patient for over five years for their compassionate care. In addition, the family would like to thank the staff at Rhode Island Hospital and HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, Rhode Island for the care and comfort they provided during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Mohawk Valley Dialysis Center, 115 Towne Square Drive, Amsterdam, NY 12010.
Ty Davis, 71, of Cranston, RI, passed away on Saturday, March 13th, 2021 after a brief acute brain injury. He died surrounded by his loving family.
Ty was born in Pawtucket, RI in 1950 to Adelaide (Boyd) and Tyler B. Davis. He received his undergraduate degree in English at Colby College (1972). Ty was the first rock and roll music reporter at The Providence Journal, creating the position at age 17. In 1978, he founded The NewPaper, the first free weekly entertainment newspaper in Rhode Island and was its publisher until he sold it in 1988. From then until his death, Ty worked as a freelance newspaper consultant.
As a caring husband and father of five, Ty took great joy in family, near and far, old and new. Ty especially liked hosting family members, friends, and foreign exchange students.
Ty enjoyed rock and roll and blues music; playing tennis at Agawam Hunt; growing fruits and vegetables in the yard; hosting Patriots viewing parties at home; watching old movies; and swapping stories with loved ones.
Ty is survived by his wife, Claire Laties Davis, and his children Dashiell Nottingham Davis (Stacy), Duncan Sherwood Davis (Jackclyn), Douglas Robin Davis, Becklin Elisabeth Adelaide Davis, and Darcy Tamlin Davis, as well as sisters Julie Dennis and Susan Davis Moora.
In Ty’s memory, you can tell a terrible joke, eat a blueberry bagel, plant some vegetables, do the sudoku and jumble in your local newspaper, play board games with your favorite young people, and tell the people close to you that you love them. Services will be private.
Maxwell “Mac” Alan Nickerson Jr. 87, of Coventry, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. He was born on January 4,1934, to the late Maxwell Nickerson of Maine, and the late Marion Swederskas of Bangor, Maine. He was the beloved husband of Ivy (Banner) Nickerson to whom he was wed for 35 years, he was also a great father to Menta West, Maryann Jacobs, Tina Nickerson Suxo, and the late Denise Nickerson. He was a wonderful step-father to Normand Desrochers, Jake Desrochers, Leo Desrochers, and Deborah Ryan. He was a caring grandfather and great-grandfather to many and loved them all dearly.
Mac was a US Navy veteran of the Korean war. He enjoyed spending his free time fishing, hunting and being around with his loved ones. The service will be private.