Helen A. (Freitas) Whitaker


Helen A. (Freitas) Whitaker, 91, of West Bay Manor, passed away April 06, 2014 at Kent Hospital. She was the wife of the late Herbert F. Whitaker.

She was a daughter of the late Serge and Mary (Teixeira) Freitas. Mrs. Whitaker was employed as a lunch aide for the State of RI before retiring.

She is survived by one son Richard F. Whitaker and his wife, Mary McMahon, two daughters Paula M. Cravens and Mary Jane Whitaker and her partner Gloria Maione. She was the sister of the late Noemia Kelleher and Evelyn Curley.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visitation will be Tuesday 9-10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000-Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit QuinnFuneralHome.com


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