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Obituary: Helen Sloan, 82

Helen Sloan, a longtime resident of North Kingstown, passed away last week at the age of 82.

The following obituary was provided by Hill Funeral Home in East Greenwich.

Helen T. (Albright) Sloan, a longtime resident of North Kingstown, passed awsay at home on Jan. 9. She was 82 years old. She was wife of the late Todd Sloan.

Born in Wyndmoor, PA, Sloan was a master gardener who was happiest in her yard and with her flowers. She volunteered at Kent County Hospital, took pride in her role as office manager for Pinkerton's Security at Quonset, and was a participant in the national women's health study. She was a good friend to all and loved her neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her son, Mike, and two brothers Bill and Bob Albright from Pennsylvania. She is survived by son Greg and his wife Robin, son Tom, daughter Cathy and her husband Rick Gallagher. She was the grandmother of Gabrielle and Nicole Sloan and Kevin Poore. Funeral service Monday at 11 a.m. in the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St, E. Greenwich. Burial will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. 

Lucille Warren January 25, 2013 at 03:58 PM
To the family of the deceased I am truly sorry for your lost, It’s never easy to lose someone you love. The pane can sometimes be unbearable at the time, but there is hope! it is human and natural to grieve and we should not feel ashamed to let our grief be manifest. Even when tempered by the hope of the resurrection, the death of a loved one is still a traumatic loss, which is deeply felt. YES resurrection! Jesus performed that unforgettable resurrection in front of many eyewitnesses. It was a token of the future resurrection that he had predicted on an earlier occasion, when he said: “Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear [the Son of God’s] voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.”—John 5:28, 29 With this HOPE you can see your loved ones again. When death strikes a loved one, for example, hope can make a world of difference to the survivors. The apostle Paul wrote to the Christians at Thessalonica: “We do not want you to be ignorant concerning those who are sleeping in death; that you may not sorrow just as the rest also do who have no hope.”—1 THESSALONIANS 4:13. If you would like to know more, you can reach me at: . Lucille Warren 155 Orawaupum St. White Plains NY 10606

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