2008-07-24 / Obituaries

Barbara L. Morse- Manchester, 76

Barbara L. (Ames) Morse- Manchester, 76, of Starboard Avenue, died July 19, 2008 at Yale- New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of Samuel A. Manchester and the former wife of the late Earl B. Morse.

Born in Lewiston, Maine, she was a daughter of the late George F. and Jeanette

(May) Ames.

She was a member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 22, Jamestown. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed puzzles and crafts.

Besides her husband she leaves seven children, Brenda F. Crawley and her husband Ronald of Kentucky, Donna M. Hanks and her husband Michael of Indiana, Frank E. Morse and his companion Lillian of Maine, Ritchie F. Morse and his wife Leslie of Rhode Island, Robert E. Morse and his wife Holly of Maine, Randy A. Morse and his wife Beth of Rhode Island, and Tammy L. Olszewski and her husband Frank of Ohio; two brothers, Skip Ames of Connecticut and Gordon Ames of Maine; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings John, George "Eddie," Maynard and Elizabeth Ames, Phyllis Perkins, Shirley Twitchell, George and Frank Mulligan.

Her funeral service will be held today, Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. from the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Rd., North Kingstown. Burial will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, please sendmemorial contributions to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of RI, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 1005, Warwick, RI 02886 or the American Heart Association, 222 Richmond St., Providence, RI 02903.

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