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Christine Chaplin Gavan
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1946
Death: Oct. 30, 2007

Christine Chaplin Gavan, 60, of Newport, RI, beloved wife and mother died at home.

Born in Newport, RI, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Harlow) Chaplin. Survivors include her husband Terrence Gavan; her father, the Reverend George Chaplin; three children, Kirstie Anderson of Candia, NH, Colleen Gavan of San Diego, CA and Conor Gavan of Newport; two sisters, Janet Skenfield of Murphys, CA and Susan Chaplin of Troy, MI; and two grandchildren Parker and Shannon Anderson. Her brother was the late Jeffrey Chaplin.

Christine was a life-long caregiver. She worked as a registered nurse at several hospitals and nursing homes in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She was Director of Nursing at St. Clare Home in Newport, RI. Her broad health care experience included elder care, emergency nursing and medical/surgical care. Mrs. Gavan served in the US Peace Corps as a health care trainer in the Caroline Islands. Christine earned a Nursing Diploma from the New England Deaconess Hospital, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Salve Regina University. She was also the proprietor of "Cheese & Things" gourmet shop in Newport, RI.

Funeral services were held in Holy Cross Church, Middletown, RI.

Created by: Serenity
Record added: Nov 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22599209
Christine <i>Chaplin</i> Gavan
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May you rest in eternal peace.
- Serenity
 Added: Nov. 1, 2007

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