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Mary E. Gravel

September 25, 2012

Mary E. Gravel

SEEKONK - Mary E. (Nolan) Gravel, 76, passed away Monday, September 24, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert C. Gravel, Sr.
Born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late John A. and Gertrude R. (Condon) Nolan, she resided in Seekonk since 1957. Mary was a 1953 graduate of St. Mary's Academy Bay View and a 1956 graduate of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse for forty-five years. Mary spent the last 34 years of her career at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence before retiring in 2001. She was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, formerly St. Mary's Church, North Seekonk; member of St. Mary's Women's Guild; St. Mary's Senior Saints and St. Joseph Hospital Alumnae Association.
She leaves six children, Carolyn A. Carty and Robert C. Gravel, Jr. both of East Providence, Marilyn A. Mutter and her husband, Jeffrey of Cumberland, Michaela M. Grant and her fianc Mark S. Castro of Rumford, Marlene C. Mello of East Providence and Stephen P. Gravel of Seekonk; eighteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a nephew and five nieces. She was the mother of the late J. Michael Gravel and the sister of the late John A., James B., Edward L. and Joseph H. Nolan.
Her funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Coyle Dr., Seekonk. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. VISITATION will be Thursday 4 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., P.O. Box 9376, Framingham, MA 01701 or St. Vincent de Paul Society will be appreciated. For online condolences visit:

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