Roberta A. Haskins

Roberta A. Haskins, 80, formerly of Woodbine Street, Riverside passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Mt. St. Rita’s Health Care Center. Born in Boston, Ma. she was a daughter of the late Arthur W. Haskins, Sr. and Emma (Durkin) Haskins. Roberta was a Licensed Practical Nurse at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the former Potter Building at Rhode Island Hospital for over 30 years before she retired 20 years ago. She was a lifelong communicant of St. Brendan’s Church and also served as a Eucharistic Minister.  She leaves one sister, Emma F. Miller of Wilbraham, Ma., two brothers, James G. Haskins of Middletown and Arthur W. Haskins, Jr. of South Carolina and several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Sr. Mary Josepha, RSM.  Her funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 9:30 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.