Linda Monteleone, 83 of Barrington, passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 at her home. She was the loving wife of Michael R. Monteleone to whom she was married 54 years.She was born in Scapoli, Provincia di Isernia, Italy a daughter of the late Antonio and Assunta (Tartaglia) Franciosa. Mrs. Monteleone and her husband were the founders and operators of the Waterview Villa Nursing Home in East Providence for 31 years before retiring. Besides her husband she leaves three daughters, Lynn Weinstein and her husband Bruce of Cranston, Lisa Ann Schwartz and her husband Robert of East Providence and Susan Gina Monteleone Roberti of East Providence, three grandsons, Benjamin Samuel Schwartz and her twin grandsons Alexander Michael Schwartz and Jordan Robert Schwartz and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Rinaldo Franciosa and Atilio Franciosa. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Maria del Campo Cemetery, Barrington. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital would be appreciated.