Mary H. "Minky" Wall

Wall, Mary Helen “Minky” 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 15, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, RI. She was the daughter of Charles and Mary (McCarthy) Kelly, one of ten children brought up in Providence. She graduated from St. Michael’s School and St Xavier Academy, was a devout Catholic and belonged to the Legion of Mary and the Third Order of St. Francis. She was employed by the City of Providence as secretary to Maribel Cormack at the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park for many years. In later life, she worked in sales for Cory Coffee, a Division of Hershey Foods. She enjoyed helping people and was an ESL volunteer in the Cranston Public Schools. She loved music, time with her family and time in the sun whereas sun bathing and swimming were two of her favorite activities. She was married to the late James Wall. She will be missed by her children Kathleen Cassola and her husband Joel of Warwick, Kevin Wall of Woonsocket, and George Wall of Hartford, Connecticut. She is also survived by her much beloved grandchildren: Robert Fabiano, Paula Roy and Stephen Fabiano, seven great-grandchildren and sister Frances Laurent of Wenonah, New Jersey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00am in St. Gregory the Great Church Warwick. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the incomparable St Elizabeth Home One St. Elizabeth Way East Greenwich, RI 02818 her other family for her last ten years

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Bob fabiano - 05/17/2016

Minky was a very special woman and she and the love she showed to my children will always be special to me. Rest in peace Minky.

Bob fabiano - 05/17/2016

God bless Kathy for caring for her for so long

Denise Laurent - 05/17/2016

I have such fond memories of Aunt Helen taking us to Roger Williams Park and to the museum and especially out to get clam cakes! She visited me when I lived in GA and we had a sailboat ride I will never forget. Rest in peace Aunt Helen.

Amy Laurent - 05/17/2016

My favorite Aunt , may she rest in peace.

Pat Berard - 05/18/2016

Just got back in town and was about to go visit her. Sorry I did not get to say good-by. Loved her like a sister. She was waiting for me to come back. Just too late, So Sad

Bill Connors - 05/19/2016

To the Wall family I send my sincere condolences. I was saddened to read of your mom's passing. Thoughts of her and family living on Ocean St brought back so many fond memories. She was an amazing lady and I am sure she will be missed. Rest in peace Mrs. Wall

Faye Laurent - 05/24/2016

Dear Kathy, Kevin and George and family You were blessed with a wonderful mother, She was my best friend, The memories I have of us growing up in the Kelly household and the days of our lives with our families are many. When we were together as adults she delighted in praising her children and their accomplishments. Love to all, Aunt Faye

Terry Laurent - 05/27/2016

Dear Kathy, Kevin, George and family,
So sorry for the loss of your mother. Aunt Helen was such a fun and caring Aunt to us Laurent's on our yearly visits to RI. Many great memories of time spent with her. She was so thoughtful and caring always had something fun planned for us to do. I remember being at the Homer St. house, in the living room with a bunch of Kelly's, Dad and Uncle Jimmy having a beer and a slew of kids running around and the little Terrier barking when a man stepped foot onto the moon. have Reminiscing of younger days visiting RI will always bring to mind what a special person she was. You must have tons of special memories with her, may they comfort you through your loss. Love to all, Terry

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