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William H. “Bill” Johnson

February 23, 1930 ~ August 6, 2020

Services will be held: August 8, 2020

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Frederick Ernest Bridges

March 22, 1938 ~ August 5, 2020

Services will be held: To Be Determined

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Wayne E. Hubbard. Sr.

Nov. 16, 1955 ~ August 3, 2020

Services will be held:

Alice Dudley Marshall

Dec, 31, 1934 ~ Aug, 4, 2020

Services will be held: Aug. 10, 2020

Robert Curtis “Bob” Friese, Sr.

June 23, 1942 ~ July 31, 2020

Services will be held:

Marguerite “Rita” Enid Kinsey

October 30, 1924 ~ July 30, 2020

Services will be held:

Elwood R. Bartley, Jr.

December 20, 1962 ~ July 25, 2020

Services will be held:

Ezraleen Matthews Thaxton

December 15, 1929 ~ July 30, 2020

Services will be held: August 2, 2020

Roslyn G. (Rizzuto) Desposito

April 16, 1926 ~ July 20, 2020

DURHAM – Roslyn G. (Rizzuto) Desposito, 94, passed peacefully on July 20, 2020, at her home in Durham, NC. She was born in New York on April 16, 1926 and married her true love, the late Stephen A. Desposito, on June 12, 1948. Together, they raised two sons, the late Stephen A. Desposito of Kingston, RI, and Michael E. Desposito of Durham.

“Rose” was a loving person who cared deeply for her family. She was a devoted Catholic who enjoyed playing golf, bridge, bingo, doing puzzles, and traveling to Naples, FL, each winter.

She will be lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael E. Desposito and Shelley Benson of Durham; daughter-in-law Joyce E. (Desposito) Husband of Las Cruces, NM; her grandchildren Jennifer Bartley of Pembroke, VA, and Lisa Phaneuf of Fort Collins, CO; their spouses Travis Bartley and Aaron Phaneuf; great-grandchildren Hannah Bartley, Elyn Bartley, Sophia Bartley, James Phaneuf, and Henry Phaneuf; sisters-in-law Eleanor Rizzuto and Veronica Rizzuto, and many other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, son, parents (Samuel E. and Philomena Rizzuto), and brothers (Benedict Rizzuto and Vito Rizzuto).

A private family service will be held in her honor.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:
University of Rhode Island
Director, School of Education
Attn: Stephen A. Desposito Aspiring Teacher Scholarship
705 Chafee Social Science Center
Kingston, RI 02881

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Raleigh.





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