May 29, 2022

Gloria D. Eaton


Gloria D. Eaton, 93, of Seekonk passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 28,2022 at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.

Born in Brockton, MA on November 16,1928, Gloria was the daughter of the late Arthur and Eileen (Burke) Darling. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Scott T. Eaton who passed away in 2010.

Gloria graduated from East Providence High School in 1946 and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island. She and Scott were the proprietors along with other family members of two restaurants in Seekonk. She was a woman of great strength, kindness and humility. She was devoted to her family and took great pride in all of them.

She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Field of Rumford and Cheryl Eaton of East Providence as well as grandchildren, Sarah Yassine and her husband Saleh and Emily Field. She is also survived by two great-grandsons, Salem and Sami Yassine and one great-granddaughter, Grayson Field as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Frederick Darling.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 6 at 11:00 AM in Seekonk Congregational Church, U.C.C 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02906. for online condolences visit,

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