Gloria M. (Gorsline) Jenison


Gloria M. (Gorsline) Jenison, 85 of Greenwich Ave. Warwick , died August 17, 2012 at the Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late William S. Jenison.

Gloria was born in Coventry, a daughter of the late Frank & Sarah ( Surbuts) Gorsline. A beautician, for the Standard Beauty Shop of Providence from 1945 – 1979. She was a member of the Lakewood Baptist Church, Southern RI Council of Homemakers, the Busy Bee Group, J.L. Caroulo Senior Center Rehab Group, Jonah. She served as the treasurer of the Surbuts Family Reunion group, was active in community affairs at Matthew XXV, and was a lifetime member of Cranston Rainbow Alumnae. Gloria was a graduate of the RI Academy of Beauty Culture and Cosmetic Therapy, a member of Pari Independent Living, the M.S. Society, and served as President , Vice President, and Secretary of the M.S. Key Club.

She is survived by her son William F. Jenison and his wife, Andrea M. Jenison of Milford Mass.; two sisters Barbara A. Kato of Buelah, ND, and Roberta T. Soucy of Coventry. Also survived by a niece and nephew Patricia and Donald Hansen.

Her funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Lakewood Baptist Church, 259 Atlantic Avenue, Warwick, burial will follow in Pawtuxet Memorial Park. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the church, Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory, may be made to the Lakewood Baptist Church.


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