Geraldine M. Turnbull

Geraldine Mary "Gerry" Turnbull entered into eternal rest on Friday July 15, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Lancia and Leonora Rose. She grew up in Gloucester, Massachusetts and was a graduate of Gloucester High School Class of 1937. She had worked in Massachusetts before moving to Cranston in the late 1950's. She is survived by her son Robert Wade and his wife Brigette of Portland Connecticut, daughters Christine Ryan and her husband John of Cranston, and Jean Bevilacqua also of Cranston. She was the grandmother of Valerie Shea, Jessica Paole, Caitlin and Shannon Ryan, Scott and Gregg Weller and great grandmother of Austin, Ryan, Evan Shea, Layla Paole, Tyler, Ashley and Matthew Weller. Geraldine was predeceased by her daughters Roberta Weller and Geraldine Waterhouse. Gerry was a warm, caring and generous and compassionate towards others. She enjoyed baking, knitting, BINGO, and traveling. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday July 19, 2016 at 10:00am in the Immaculate Conception Church 237 Garden Hills Drive Cranston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery Cranston. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00-7:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. In lieu of flowers donations to the Immaculate Conception Church would be appreciated.

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Paulette and Ken Levy - 07/16/2016

Sincere sympathy and prayers to your families during this difficult time.

Dan and Doreen Archetto - 07/16/2016

Our deepest sympathies to you all during this time. She was a lovely woman and we will always have fond memories of her.

Linda - 07/16/2016

Chris and family,
Your mom was great !! She enjoyed life and all the people that were in her life. It was a honor to know Jerry. May she rest in peace with her two daughters. Jerry you will be missed.

Tom and Brenda Seymour - 07/16/2016

Our thoughts are with you all.

Gary & Lydia - 07/16/2016

Bob, Brigette and family, are deepest and most sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. May the many memories serve to comfort you in the days ahead.

Bernie Gemma - 07/16/2016

To the entire family,Gerry was a very sweet and caring soul.Both my son and i will missed her very much may god bless her and the familyshe leaves behind.

Maria Nannarone - 07/16/2016

Jean My deepest sympathy Your Mom was a nice person and a pleasant person. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Susan Lynch - 07/16/2016

Gerri, you will always be in our hearts. We couldn't have asked for a better, sweeter person to live next door to us, and we miss you and Gerri everyday. Prayers to your family. Love, Sue and Kevin and family.

kathy quinn - 07/16/2016

Jean,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry on the loss of your mom. She was a nice and pleasant

Jean & Bob - 07/16/2016

Gerry is resting peacefully with loving daughters Roberta & Geraldine. God bless them all.

Melanie benson receptionIstanbul at rivervieq - 07/17/2016

GerrI was the sweetest lady and was so happy with a big smile on her face was always very involved loved her so much and her daughter Christine is a doll will miss her terriblu

Nancy - 07/17/2016

Gerry, it was a blessing to have had you in my life if only for a few short years. What I will miss most are your beautiful letters, your zest for life, and the pride that you showed when talking about your children, grandchildren, and especially your great-grandchildren. Eternal rest grant unto you and let perpetual light shine upon you.

Donna Myers - 07/17/2016

Chris and family
My sincerest condolences to all of you.
Your mom was the sweetest women on earth. She so endeared herself to everyone. We will miss her beautiful smile and famous Zucchini bread. Rest now dear Gerry you deserve it. Love you always.

Chris - 07/18/2016

My deepest condolences.
Your Mom was the nicest lady. I have wonderful memories of her and feel blessed to have known her.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Sally Cacchiotti - 07/18/2016

My heart is broken. Words cannot even begin to express how much I am going to miss my little sweetheart. I have loved Gerry for more than half of my life. She was a joy...
Everyone at Riverview loved her. The baking activity will never be the same without Gerry slicing and dicing. Her seat in the dining room will have friends on either side with fond memories of Gerry.
My beloved Niece, Ashley and Nephews, Tyler and Matthew Weller, (her Great Grand children) along with her other Grandchildren; were the apple of Gerry's eye. As was the late and very beautiful Roberta and Michelle Weller.
To the family...may Gerry's love bring you peace.
I loved you Gerry...my friend...until we meet again; RIP.

Cheryl & Phil Roberts - 07/18/2016

Gerry was my Mom's long-lost first cousin and brought wonderful new family to our lives. I always enjoyed our visits with her, and we're so happy to have her daughter - OUR cousin - Jean in our lives. Gerry, like my mother, was a character and will be missed by all who knew her.

Joyce (Schultz) Smith - 07/19/2016

Please accept my sincere sympathies, Chris and family. Cherish the memories of your mom today and always. Rest when you can knowing your mom lived a life filled with love.



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