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Obituary for Mia M. Ketcham

Mia M. Ketcham, beloved daughter, granddaughter, stepsister and friend, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, August 19, 2023. She was 19.

Mia was born in South Kingstown, RI to Katie (Trebisacci) Hightshoe and Daniel Ketcham.
She worked as a food and beverage server for Dunkin Donuts. Amongst many talents, she was known as an incredible artist. She was a passionate animal lover, a phenomenal cook and had a tremendous singing voice. Above all, Mia was a kind young woman who was a friend to all.

In addition to her father and his wife Suzette, and mother and her husband Robert, she will be deeply missed by her stepsister Reece Hightshoe of Richmond; maternal grandmother Lori Barker of Charlestown; grandmother Agnes Trebisacci of Ashaway, paternal grandparents, Ken and Linda Ketcham of Wakefield; great-grandmothers, Terry Ketcham of East Marion, NY and Margherita Barker of Exeter. She also leaves several aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5-7pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. All are also welcome to attend a Celebration of Mia’s Life at Camden’s Restaurant with details to follow on social media. For online condolences please visit