Madonna C. Gilmore – Johnston

Madonna C. Gilmore – Johnston

Madonna C. Gilmore, of Johnston, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. She was the widow of Matthew B. Gilmore.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Conway) Finnegan. She had lived in Johnston for 70 years.

Madonna worked for the Rhode Island School Lunch Program prior to her retirement. Her most cherished times were watching her children and her grandchildren at their sporting events. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her loving children: David Gilmore and his wife, Helen, of North Providence, Linda LaFazia and her husband, Vincent, of Smithfield, Kathleen Baker of Burrillville, Mark Gilmore and his wife, Donna, of Johnston, Diane Larsh of Johnston and Michael Gilmore and his wife, Tricia, of Cranston; her 16 cherished grandchildren and five great- grandchildren; her sisters, Margaret Garnett, Elizabeth Mitchell and Eileen C. Brunelle as well as her many loving nieces and nephews.

Her funeral was held Oct. 4, from the Anderson-Winfield Home, Greenville. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Mary Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth Street, North Providence. Burial was held in the R.I. Veteran’s Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Rhode Island, 245 Waterman Street, Suite, 306, Providence, RI 02906.

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