George D. Gince Jr. – Cumberland

George D. Gince Jr. – Cumberland

George D. Gince Jr., 81, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021, in the Kent Regency Health Care Center, Warwick.

He was the beloved husband of the late Pauline D. (Messier) Gince. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late George D. and Annette (Dumas) Gince Sr. George resided most of his life in Cumberland.

In his younger years George was an avid bike rider. During his 30s he biked from Nova Scotia to Rhode Island. He was a member of the Narragansett Bay Wheel men, and also rode in the MS 150 bike tour. He enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, bird watching and the great outdoors. He also spent time in the kitchen, and would need to have and love to use all types of kitchen gadgets.

He was a deli manager at the former Almacs Supermarket in Seekonk, for 40 years. George also worked for the former Victory Markets in Marlborough, MA. During retirement he volunteered at the Mt. St. Rita Health Centre for over 10 years.

He is survived by his son, David Gince, and his wife, Kathy, of Woonsocket; two daughters, Karen Mandeville and her husband, Joe, of Cumberland, and Michelle Warren and her husband, Wade, of Bismarck, N.D.; one brother, Gerald Gince, of Lincoln; one sister, Pauline Martin, of Florida; three grandsons, Evan Warren, Patrick Gince and Ian Mandeville; two granddaughters, Amy Warren and Leah Mandeville, along with several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his very dear friend, Jeannette Caccia, of Providence.

George's Life Celebration will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021, beginning with visiting hours from 9 to 10 a.m., in the St.. John Vianney Church, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m.

Arrangements are entrusted to the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland, R.I.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in George's memory to the R.I. Blood Center, 405 Promenade St. Providence, RI 02908, Attn: Accounting Department, or the American Heart Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 1 State St., UNIT 200, Providence, RI 02908.

For the online memorial, visit www.jjduffyfuneralhome.com .