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Gertrude R. Griffin, 65 died Wednesday at the Philip Hulitar Impatient
Center in Providence.She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Griffin.Born in Pawtucket Gertrude was the daughter of the late Corrine (Ledoux) Swindelles.
She worked as a Behavioral Specialist at the James L. Maher Center in
Bristol until December 2010.
Gertrude is survived by a son; Joseph P. Griffin, Jr. of Foster; two
daughters, Marie Worthington of Pawtucket and Deborah Griffin of
Cranston; two brothers, Edward Swindelles and James Swindelles both of
Florida; a sister Marie Costa of Pawtucket and 5 grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late Dennis Swindelles and Rosalie Breene.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket with visitation following until 4:00 p.m.Family and friends are invited to attend.In lieu of flowers donations in Gertrude's memory may be made to United Way of Rhode Island, 50 Valley Street, Providence, RI02909 or Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI02904.For directions, to view
the online memorial and sign the guestbook visit www.lachapellefh.com.