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Helen Agnes Lewis

Helen Agnes Lewis

Female 1922 - 2013  (90 years)

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  • Name Helen Agnes Lewis 
    Born 11 Oct 1922  Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Mar 2013  Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10426  Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2018 

    Family Brenton P. Thurston,   b. 1 Mar 1918, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 2008, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1942 
    Children 
     1. Carolyn Thurston
     2. Nancy Thurston
     3. Lorraine Thurston
     4. Brenton P. Thurston
    Family ID F3549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1922 - Newport, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 2013 - Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Helen Thurston
    Helen Thurston

  • Notes 
    • THURSTON, HELEN A. (LEWIS) age 90, formerly of Wethersfield Commons in Warwick was taken to a better place on Monday, March 25, 2013, after a happy and purposeful life. Born in Newport, RI she was the wife of the late Brenton P. Thurston and the daughter of the late Harold and Lena A. (Collins) Lewis. She was a graduate of St. Mary's School; St. Joseph's High School, in the last graduating class in 1940 and the Newport Secretarial School in 1941. Upon graduation she worked as a secretary for Mayor Herbert S. McCauley and during WWII she worked at the Newport Naval Torpedo Station. A Warwick resident since 1952 she was a communicant of St. William Church and also St. Francis of Assisi Church (1985-2008) both in Warwick. She was a member of the Garfield Park Woman's Club, a past President of the Wethersfield Commons Social Committee, Chairman of the Wethersfield Commons Bingo committee and an active member of Project Linus Hearts and Hands of Rhode Island, for whom she made quilts that were donated to hospitalized children in R.I. She is survived by her four children; Carolyn Penick and her husband Stephen, of Bradenton, FL; Nancy Roy and her husband Geoffrey of Warwick, RI; Lorraine Capporaletti of North Providence, RI and Brenton P. Thurston and his wife Barbara of Providence, RI; along with 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was also the sister of Mrs. Corrine Southard of Hernando, FL and the late Margaret Greene. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 1st, at 11AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 610 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI. Calling hours are respectively omitted and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.