Gladys S. Wyatt

 

Gladys S. (Sharkey) Wyatt, 87 of Benedict St., Riverside, passed away Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Wingate at Blackstone Boulevard.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (McCabe) Sharkey.  Gladys graduated from RISD in 1950 and later worked for the State of RI as the Assistant Director of the RI Heritage Commission.  She was a member of the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America, Narragansett Council, and the International Institute of RI.  She is survived by her thee children, Susan Wyatt of Delaplane, VA, Greg Wyatt of Denville NJ; David Wyatt of Lincoln RI; one brother, Dr. Robert Sharkey M.D. of Pleasanton CA; and five grandchildren, Bradford, Linden, Meredith, Joshua, and Sarah.  She was the sister of the late Richard Sharkey.  She was a warm and loving person who will be missed by allA Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 11 AM in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside.  Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling Hours will be held on Friday from 5-7 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI 02915; McAuley House, P.O. Box 27009, 622 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907; BSA – Narragansett Council, P.O. Box 14777, East Providence, RI 02914; and The International Institute of RI, 645 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.