December 1, 2023

Brendan J. Giblin


Brendan J. Giblin, 86, of Marnoch Drive, Seekonk, died peacefully on June 24, 2023. He was the beloved husband of Judith M. Giblin.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late James and Catherine (Grady) Giblin, he lived in Seekonk for 55 years and wintered in Ft. Myers, FL.

Mr. Giblin was a communication specialist for the former New England Telephone Company for 40 years before retiring in 2000. He received an Associate’s Degree from Bryant College.

Brendan was a communicant and Lay Minister of St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Ft. Myers, FL and a member of the Lexington Country Club, Ft. Myers, FL.

He enjoyed gardening, bird watching, especially the monarch butterfly and spending time with his loving family.

Mr. Giblin was a United States Marine Corps and United States Army Veteran.

Besides his wife of 62 years, he is survived by six children, Mary Elizabeth Giblin of Arlington, VA, Kristin Dodd Lindquist of Wellesley, MA, Brian Joseph Giblin of Westport, MA, Jennifer Ann Giblin of Chevy Chase, MD, Jon Kevin Giblin of Westport, MA and Kathryn Marie Rooper of Alexandria, VA; ten grandchildren and a sister, Roselyn Winterbottom of Barrington. He was the brother of the late Marcia K. Araujo.

His Funeral will be held on Saturday August 12, 2023 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling Hours are Friday August 11, 2023 from 5-7p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Brendan’s memory to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908 or St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI 02915 would be deeply appreciated.

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