Mary Gilfillan-Kretzer, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Captain Walter Kretzer. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Keegan) Gilfillan. Mrs. Kretzer had worked for many years in the Catholic Diocese of Providence as a Teacher, Principal and Director of Religious Education. She leaves two step-children, Walter Kretzer of North Attleboro and Dawn Moran of Georgia, five step-grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Ann Ross, Elizabeth “Betty” Robenhymer, Frederick Gilfillan, Thomas Gilfillan, John Gilfillan and Joseph Gilfillan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1804 Atwood Avenue, Johnston. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Prayers and Masses in her memory will be appreciated. Arrangements by the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME.