Helen Louise Oakland – North Smithfield

Helen Louise Oakland – North Smithfield

Helen Louise (Kilcline) Oakland, 86, of North Smithfield, passed away on September 13, 2017, in Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Francis Joseph and Mary Cecilia (Walsh) Kilcline.

Louise graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1950 and went on to graduate from the New York Foundling Hospital, NYC. She will be remembered as a caring and giving person, and someone that took care of others before herself. She worked as a Nurses Aid for St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield, for more than 12 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, a Eucharist Minister, and a member of the parish Ladies Guild. She was also a member of the Apres Midi Club and the Trinity Club.

She is survived by two sons, Lawrence Oakland III, of Westfield, Mass., and Deputy Fire Chief (WFD) Christopher J. Oakland and his wife, Jessie, of Smithfield; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Louise was preceded in death by her sister, Jean LoPiano.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Monday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 1409 Park Avenue. Burial will follow in St. Paul's Cemetery, Farm Street, Blackstone, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, Providence. Arrangements are under the direction of Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket.

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