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Gerald J. Habershaw, 57: Pilgrim High Principal

[CREDIT: Warwick Public Schools] Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw died of a heart attack Saturday. Mayor Frank Picozzi saaid city flags will fly at half-staff to honor him.

[CREDIT: Warwick Public Schools] Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw died of a heart attack Saturday. Mayor Frank Picozzi saaid city flags will fly at half-staff to honor him.
[CREDIT: Warwick Public Schools] Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw died of a heart attack Saturday. Mayor Frank Picozzi saaid city flags will fly at half-staff to honor him.
WARWICK, RI — Beloved Pilgrim High School principal Gerald J. Habershaw, 57, died Saturday, Nov. 27, of an apparent heart attack.

He started his career as a special education teacher at Pilgrim High School. He later served as: assistant principal at Aldrich Junior High School; principal at Warwick Veterans Memorial High School until it was converted to a Middle School in 2015; and finally, principal at Pilgrim High School.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane, Warwick. The live-streamed Mass can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbXc3nrJ8VwKvuElA4mpuVw . Visitation will be held Friday from 3-7 PM in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick.

Mayor Frank Picozzi ordered city flags to be flown at half-staff in his honor.

Read Habershaw’s full obituary here.

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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