Gertrude Susan Heslin, 89, of Pawtucket, formerly of Warwick, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 at the St. Jeanne Jugan Residence. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Bernard A. and Anna (Dorsey) Heslin.
Gertrude served as a Dietary Aide at Kent Hospital in Warwick for forty-one years until her retirement. Known by all as a loving and gentle soul, she was a devout Catholic who prayed the Rosary daily and had a deep devotion to the Blessed Mother.
She is survived by her beloved siblings, E. Teresa Mahony of Warwick, Dorothy Twachtman of Connecticut, Joanne Lambie of Pennsylvania, and Lt. Col. John G. Heslin (U.S.A. Retired) of Virginia and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late A. Frances Dwyer, Joseph Heslin, and Mary Lavoie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00AM at Sts. Rose & Clement Church, 111 Long Street, Warwick. Visitation will be held in church prior to the Mass from 9:30AM-10:30AM. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to: Little Sisters of the Poor, Development Office, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, are greatly appreciated.