Tinker–– Ralph J., 83, of Newport, VT, passed away on November 13, 2012, in Newport. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012 with the Rev. Frank Beaty officiating. Interment will follow in Newport Center Cemetery with full military honors. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at curtis-britch.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.
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