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Christine G. Gillet

January 7, 1953November 20, 2021

Christine G. (Kitchen) Gillet, 68, of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021 at home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Russell R. Gillet with whom she shared 33 years of marriage.

Born and raised in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary Rose (Gaudreau) Kitchen.

She had worked at Walmart for 19 years until retiring and moving to Florida for 5 years. Through the Walmart Foundation, she spent 10 years raising money for Children’s Miracle Network and local organizations.

Christine was an avid reader, loved to shop, enjoyed spending time at the beach and loved her cats. She dedicated her life to her children and enjoyed being a grandmother more than anything.

She is survived by her daughter, Tiffany Costa and her husband Eric J. Costa; two grandchildren, Katelynn R. Costa and Eric J. Costa, Jr; and a son, Kevin R. Gillet. She was the sister of the late Francis E. “Buddy” Kitchen. She is also survived by many cousins two who were more like sisters, Ruthann Rogers and Geraldine Finley.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 4-7 PM in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Children’s Miracle Network (childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org)

For online tributes, please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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Catarina Ribeiro

November 22, 2021

My deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time! You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers !
Catarina

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