Helen (Spires) Gosson


Helen (Spires) Gosson, 93, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late James and Virginia Spires.

She is survived by one daughter, Constantina Vermette and her husband, Henry, 14 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Virginia Pelland, Nancy Oxx and Christine Vermette and sister of the late Peter Spires and companion of the late Pasquale Florio.

Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Visiting hours are Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated.


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