Monday, October 25, 2010

Ann (Devine) Sherlock

(DEVINE), age 79, of Warwick, died suddenly on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late Paul V. Sherlock. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Joseph P. and A. Viola (Warnock) Devine, she lived in Warwick for over 50 years. She was a 1949 graduate of St. Xavier Academy in Providence, and a 1953 graduate of Rhode Island College of Education. Mrs. Sherlock taught second grade in Warwick for a few years before retiring to raise her family.

She is survived by four children, Kathleen Sherlock MacLean and her husband Douglas of Foster, Timothy P. Sherlock and his friend Marian Maloney of Warwick, Martin D. Sherlock and his wife Jodi of Foster, and Mary E. Sherlock of Providence; six grandchildren, Cameron Simpson, Patrick and Elizabeth Sherlock, and Malcolm, Duncan, and Graham MacLean; several in-laws, and numerous nieces and nephews including one favorite niece. She was the mother of the late Patrick J. Sherlock, and the sister of the late Eileen Pryor, Clare McElroy, and Joseph Devine.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, October 26, from 4-7 p.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited, and are also welcome at a luncheon to be held on Wednesday, October 27, at 12 noon at Mrs. Sherlock's home. Her burial will be private.

Kindly omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be made to the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center, 3445 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886.

Published in The Providence Journal on October 25, 2010


At Chelo's in Warwick, a frequent location for the periodic Sherlock Brunch, Ann was delighted by the size of her dessert!

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