July 04, 2019
The Rev. Wesley W. Stinson, 91, passed away on July 4th, at the John Clarke Nursing Center in Middletown, R.I.
Wesley served as pastor for Methodist churches at Scituate Harbor, MA, East Greenwich, RI, Stoughton, MA, Newport, RI, Warren, RI, and at St. John's in Dover, NH. He also served as Chaplain at the Canton School for Crippled Children, the Juvenile Training School, Cranston, RI, and the Youth Development Center in Manchester, NH. In the 1950's he was involved in the development of programs for children and youth at Camp Aldersgate, in Scituate, RI.
Wesley is survived by Norma, his wife of 70 years and his four children, Glenn, and his wife Jan, Brenda Eline, David, and his partner Judith Gebhart, and Brian Stinson; seven grandchildren, Jason Vigeant, Rachel Alexander, Morgan Eline, Aaron Stinson, Michele Stinson, Samuel Hall-Stinson, Andrew Stinson; two great grandchildren, Tarae Vigeant and Mia Alexander, and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held at Calvary United Methodist Church, Middletown, RI on Saturday, July 27th, at 2:00 PM.
Words of condolence may be sent to Norma at 600 Valley Rd. Apt. 118, Middletown, RI 02842.
Please keep Norma and the Stinson family in your prayers.
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