Leslie Anne Gingras, 88, Tiverton


Leslie Anne Gingras, 88, of Tiverton, daughter of the late Wilfred J. and Alice A. (Parker) Gingras, passed away very peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Southpointe Rehabilitation Center, Fall River, following a long illness.

She graduated from Suffolk University in 1950 earning her Masters Degree in Business Administration. She was an avid reader and was passionate about vans, trucks, traveling and Blue Grass music. A former long haul tractor trailer truck driver, she was also a road instructor and skid test driver and was employed by Guimond Farms, Trans-Cold Express, Transamerica Freight Lines, Motor Freight Express, Roadway Express, Avis Rent-A-Car and Viti Mercedes.

She leaves a brother, Normand A. Gingras of Tiverton and a sister, Lorraine I. Bernard of Somerset.

Her funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa Church Tiverton. Donations may be made to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 355 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10017. Funeral arrangements entrusted to AuclairFuneralHome. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.