Jennie A. Gingras


Jennie A. Gingras, R.N., 86, passed away April 5, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Ernest A. Gingras.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Blanche (Myska) Kiviatkouski. She had been a resident of Warwick for the past 22 years. She was a communicant of Saint Peter's Church in Warwick. Jennie graduated from the Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing in 1947 and was a member of the Alumnae Association of Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at Rhode Island Hospital until her retirement in 1987.

She is survived by her two sons, Robert E. Gingras and his wife, Laurie, of Narragansett, and Paul J. Gingras and his wife, Blanca, of Warwick; two sisters, Julia Campbell of Coventry and Alice K. Kiviatkouski of Providence; three grandchildren and a great-grandson. She was the sister of the late Steffie Balkus and Sophie B. O' Kleasky.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 9 in Saint Peter Church, 350 Fair St., Warwick. Interment followed in Saint Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to Saint Peter Church, 350 Fair St., Warwick, RI 02888 would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, Warwick. Visit