GARDINER-BROWN, NORMA B., 89, of Warwick, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
She was the wife of the late William S. Brown, also a Narragansett Tribal Member. Born and raised in Warwick in a small cottage off of Sandy Lane, she was the daughter of the late George R. Spears and Catherine Gardiner.
Before retiring, Norma worked for many years as a nursing assistant at the former Garden Gate Assisted Living Home of Warwick. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, playing bingo, and a good cup of English tea. Norma also genuinely loved helping others, young and old. She always tried to give to people, even if she had nothing, or had little to give. She most certainly had a heart of gold. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Beloved mother of Catherine Brown-Izzo; Grandmother of Nitasha Garcia and William S. Brown. She also leaves behind many loving nieces, cousins, nephews, and many friends that she has met in her life’s journey.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM in the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Road (RTE 3), Coventry with a funeral service to commence at 10:30 AM. Burial will be in Brayton Cemetery, Warwick.
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