Mary L. Stanzione

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 13, 2014

Mary L. Stanzione, 93, of Riverside passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Manuel “Stan” Stanzione. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Almeida) Cabral.  Mrs. Stanzione was a sales women for the Peerless Department Store in Providence for many years before she retired in 1982.  She was a member of the Barrington Women’s Club and a communicant of St. Martha’s Church.   She was a wonderful mother who enjoyed cooking for her family and was known for having the best blueberry pies. She also  enjoyed working in her garden. She leaves two daughters, Priscilla A. Paquete of East Providence and Eileen C. Manchester of Bristol, one son, Michael A. Stanzione and his wife Sandra of West Greenwich, four grandchildren, Christopher, Garrett, Wendy and Michael and his wife Kelly and one brother, Manuel Cabral of Bristol. Her funeral and visitation 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 11:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 would be appreciated.