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N. Lee Cece

N. Lee Cece

94, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2018, with her loving family, after a brief illness.  She was the wife of the late Anthony Cece.  Born in Johnston, Lee was a daughter of the late Louis and Louise (Ferrante) Ferri.  She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy, was employed at Blue Cross in her

Sandra Dandeneau

Sandra Dandeneau

75, of Scituate , passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Dandeneau. They were married for the past 42 years. Sandra loved and enjoyed her family: her sister  Rosalie Harris, her brother’s Gene and Anthony Szwec , along with their wives Dot and Jan Szwec. She is also

Jean Absi

Jean Absi

82, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Pietro and Antonetta (Nocente) Cinieri. As a resident of the Greenville Center Jean had many friends and staff who loved her and cared for her.  Jean began working in bookkeeping at Brown University, then moved on to

Phyllis Higgins

Phyllis Higgins

 formally of Cranston passed away Thursday August 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at Briarcliffe Gardens, Johnston.  She was the beloved wife of the late John Higgins. Born in Cranston she was the daughter of the late Richard and Mary (Gray) Vieweg.  Phyllis was a devoted wife and mother to her family.  She enjoyed

Romeo Della Ventura

Romeo Della Ventura

  95, of Richmond, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at home in the house he built and was so proud of. He was a home builder most of his life starting his own contracting business Vann Del Realty. He was a US Army veteran serving during WW II at the invasion of

Amelia Tufano

Amelia Tufano

95, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at RI Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Carlo Tufano. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Francesco and Raffaela (RoseAmelia) Trabucco. Amelia was the loving mother of Paula Bozzi and cherished grandmother of Amanda Bozzi. Amelia’s greatest

Stephen McKenzie

Stephen McKenzie

76, passed away on August 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of Antonetta “Toni” J. (Maratta) McKenzie for 47 years.  Born in Gloucester, MA, he was the son of the late William R. and Sarah J. (Castle) McKenzie.  Stephen was a devoted father to Lisa-Rose McKenzie and Brian A. McKenzie and

Michael Veltri

Michael Veltri

of Narragansett, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Teresa (Pellegrino) Veltri.  Born in Amantea, Cosenza, Italy, he was the son of the late Nicola and Rosa (Arlia) Veltri. Michael immigrated to America in 1961.  He worked for various construction companies

Barbara Santilli

Barbara Santilli

76, of Johnston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Santilli. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Nancy (Mirabella) McKendall. Barbara was a talented seamstress, making wedding gowns, doll clothing