Gloria M. (Gorsline) Jenison,
85, of Greenwich Avenue, Warwick died Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late William S. Jenison. Gloria was born in Coventry, a daughter of the late Frank & Sarah (Surbuts) Gorsline.
She was a beautician for the Standard Beauty Shop of Providence from 1945 through 1979.
Gloria was a member of the Lakewood Baptist Church, Southern RI Council of Homemakers, the Busy Bee Group, J.L. Caroulo Senior Center Rehab Group, Jonah. She served as the treasurer of the Surbuts Family Reunion group, was active in community affairs at Matthew XXV, and was also a lifetime member of Cranston Rainbow Alumnae.
Gloria was a graduate of the RI Academy of Beauty Culture and Cosmetic Therapy, a member of Pari Independent Living, the M.S. Society, and served as President, Vice President, and Secretary of the M.S. Key Club.
She is survived by her son William F. Jenison and his wife Andrea M. Jenison of Milford, MA, two sisters Barbara A. Kato of Buelah ND, and Roberta T. Soucy of Coventry. She is also suvived by her niece and nephew, Patricia and Donald Hansen.
Her funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00am in the Lakewood Baptist Church,259 Atlantic Avenue, Warwick. Burial will follow in Pawtuxet Memorial Park. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the church, Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be made to the Lakewood Baptist Church.
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