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Daniel H. Gardner, 84, Retired Postal Carrier

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Warren.

Daniel H. Gardner. Credit: Smith Funeral Home.
Daniel H. Gardner. Credit: Smith Funeral Home.
Daniel H. Gardner, of Asylum Road, Warren, died on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at home. He was 84.

He was the beloved husband of Lorraine (Figueredo) Gardner. Born in Arctic, West Warwick, he was a son of the late Daniel H. and Orfa (Fricot) Gardner.

Gardner  was a mail carrier for 26 years before retiring in 1986. He was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a past member of the Kickemuit Grange and Warren Fire Department Engine 6 and the former Swansea Brotherhood of the Holy Ghost. He grew up in Valley Falls, moving to Warren in 1947.

He was the father of David D. Gardner of Barrington, Diane R. Mulvaney of Derry, NH, Kathleen Manchester of Warren and the late Raymond J. Gardner. He was the brother of Arline Hite and the late Alice Stewart of California. He leaves nine grandchildren, Raymond and Micheal Gardner, Daniel and Samantha Mulvaney, Laura and Danny Gemme, Christine and Jason Batchelder, Sara and Tyler Martin, Amy and Luis Quinones, Ronald Tannock and Alex, and Matthew Manchester, and six great-grandchildren, Taylor Gardner, Raelin McCord, Cameron Gemme, Nicholas Batchelder, Matthew Mulvaney and Eli Quinones. 

Arrangements are being handled by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services
in Warren. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, at 10 am in St Thomas the Apostle Church, Metacom Avenue, Warren. Burial will be in St Jean Baptiste Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to VNS of Newport and Bristol Counties, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871

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