Paula Rice

Rice, Paula, 84, of 31 Eagle Ave., Warwick, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Lewis Rice for 63 years. Born in the Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Louis and Blanche (Jagolinzer) Backerman, she had lived in Warwick for 54 years, previously residing in Cranston. She worked for Ross-Simons for many years until her retirement. Paula was a member of Hadassah and a past member of Temple Sinai. Devoted mother of Susan Rice of Warwick and Beth Rice of Boston, MA. Dear sister of Carolyn Marks of Warwick. Loving aunt of 3 nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to your favorite charity....

Frances Priest

DATELINE: Warwick Priest, Frances, 92, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center.  She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Priest.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Sadie (Goldstein) Bander, she had lived most of her life in Cranston, the last 5 years at Tamarisk in Warwick.  Devoted mother of Sandra Maldavir, and Henry Priest and his wife, Kathleen, all of Cranston.  Dear sister of Sydney Bander of Boynton Beach, FL.  Loving grandmother of Mindy Halpern and her husband, Gary, Jeffrey Maldavir and his wife, Lori, Zachary Priest, and Alexander Priest.  Cherished great-grandmother of Jamie and Emily Halpern and Shelby and Jack Maldavir.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen...

Beatrice K. Hohenemser

Dateline: Providence Hohenemser, Beatrice K., 89, of Providence, RI died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Greenville Nursing Center, lovingly surrounded by all her family. Beatrice was the beloved wife of the late Manfred Hohenemser. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Eva (Pickar) Knopow. She was a resident of the East Side of Providence for 68 years, as well as a resident of the City of Warwick, living at Wethersfield Commons for 20 years. Ms. Hohenemser was the owner of Southern Textile located on South Main Street, Providence; Beatrice was a bookkeeper for the Department of the Navy, Quonset Naval Base, North Kingstown, RI; as well as the co-owner of Twin Vending Service Co., with her husband, Manfred, for 33 years, from which...