90, of Cranston, passed away on Saturday February 16, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Domenic Rignanese for 66 years.
Mrs. Rignanese was born in Providence, the daughter of the late Amato and Mary (Scorpio) Corsetti. She was the consummate wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and was an inspiration to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Rignanese took great pride in family and community values that she exhibited on a daily basis. Her greatest joy was spoiling her family with her extraordinary culinary talents.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter Linda Newman and her husband John Newman, her son Domenic Rignanese, her daughter Cynthia Parrillo and her husband Dave Parrillo, her son David Rignanese and his wife Lisa Rignanese; her grandchildren Shari Soucy, Brendan Newman, Matthew Rignanese, Christopher Newman, Dayna Rignanese, and Briana Rignanese ; her 2 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Lucy Corsetti, Gloria IaFrate, and Bernard Corsetti. She was also the sister of the late Yolanda Mazzeo, Louis Corsetti, and Mary Boffi.
Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Avenue, Cranston on Thursday at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston. Interment will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS are Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box # 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.