Donald G. Gardiner Sr.


Donald G. Gardiner Sr.
auto mechanic

Donald “Donny” G. Gardiner Sr., 53, an auto mechanic at Ray’s Service Center, died March 29, 2012 at home. He was the beloved husband of Sherry L. (Dronebarger) Gardiner.
He was a son of Raymond T. Gardiner Sr. and the late Mary L. (Brock) Gardiner. He was a grandson of the late Loretta Brock.
Besides his wife and father he is survived by three children, Luana Skelly, Donald Gardiner Jr. and Rachelle Gardiner; a brother, Raymond T. Gardiner Jr.; three sisters, Margaret O’Connor, Joan Gardiner and Susan Adams; two grandchildren, Christopher Patrick Skelly, Maci Isabella Aptt; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held April 4 at 9:30 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Clement Church, Long Street at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park. Visiting hours are April 3 from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Odyssey Hospice, 2374 Post Road, Ste. 206, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. For information and condolences visit