Mildred F. Gagnon

Date of Passing:

July 24, 2019

Gagnon, Mildred F., 93, of Riverside Drive, Riverside Terrace, died peacefully on July 24, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Emile J. Gagnon.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Chachadore and Gladys (Warner) Tatarian, she was a life-long resident of East Providence.

Mrs. Gagnon worked in the distribution department at the former Cherry & Webb Company for 17 years before retiring in 1987.

Mildred was a member of the Riverside Daughters of Isabella and the East Providence Knights of Columbus Council Woman’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed walking, gardening and animals.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Penedo of Riverside. She was the sister of the late Alda and Vivian Brownell and Paul Tatarian.

A private funeral service and burial will be held in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mildred’s memory to the RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. My Aunt Millie. I will miss you always. I remember when you would take Stephanie and Lindsey for a walk to the little store for candy treats. I love you
    Your loving niece Patty

  2. I once was her Angel, now she is mine.
    Forever in my heart Mom, I will love you always, thank you for brightening up my days, your smile I will see forever and your devotion is eternal.
    I love you
    Deb and Addison

  3. I will so miss Millie. She was like a 2nd Mom to me. She was so caring, great cook, and a wonderful laugh. Her kindness goes beyond words. The angels have taken her to a better place – but she will always be with us.
    Love always

  4. Debbie, I’m very sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences. Ken Roberts

  5. Deb,
    Please accept my sincere sympathy for the loss of your mom. I remember her so fondly.; she always was so welcoming and kind to us all. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Mary Thompson Heffner

  6. Deb, I am so sorry for your loss. Millie was a kind, gentle soul, and a wonderful neighbor. We will miss her.
    Love and prayers… ❤️ The Rocks

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