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ELENA N. (RUZZANO) D'ALESSANDRO
12/25/1915 - 2/20/2013

ELENA N. (RUZZANO) D'ALESSANDRO

97, of Clarence St., Providence, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Golden Crest Nursing Centre in North Providence.  She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas D’Alessandro.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Giacinto and Aurelia (Nardolillo) Ruzzano.

Mrs. D’Alessandro worked in the jewelry industry before retiring and was a lifelong resident of Silver Lake.

She was the devoted mother of Gloria M. D’Alessandro of North Hollywood, CA and the late Claire L. Cataldo, Anthony J. D’Alessandro and John N. D’Alessandro; loving grandmother of three; loving great-grandmother of eight; and dear sister of Lucy Kenyon of Port Charlotte, FL, Anna Marseglia of Phoenix, AZ, Nicholas Ruzzano of Cranston, RI and the late Amelia Allessandro, Rose Marseglia, Anthony, Armondo and Luigi Ruzzano.

Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston on Monday at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Bartholomew’s Church, 305 Laurel Hill Ave., Providence at 10 a.m.  Interment will be at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  VISITING HOURS are MONDAY MORNING from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.


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From: Donna Scism   Berkeley (CA)
Relationship:  Karen Spangenberg's friend

From Karen and Gloria, we have heard how lovable and beloved Mrs. D'Alessandro was. May she rest in peace. -Donna Scism
Sent:  2/21/2013


From: Joann Cataldo   Cranston
Relationship:  niece

miss you very much,I'm glad you were a part of my life
Sent:  2/22/2013


From: Robert Kenyon, Jr   Chicago
Relationship:  Aunt & Godmother

Gloria, Your mom was a beautiful Aunt and Godmother. I was so lucky to have her in my life. I am so happy that I got to visit her so often these last 2 years. She will be in my heart forever.
Sent:  2/23/2013


From: Darleen Stoker   L.A.
Relationship:  Friend of Gloria

Dearest Gloria, I am so sorry that your Mom has passed. I know she was deeply loved by you. What a great relationship you both had. May she be in a peaceful loving place, and you both will continue your love for each other. Our prayers are with you and your family. Love Darleen
Sent:  2/23/2013