Carmela Cassisi
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Carmela Cassisi
  • November 28, 1915 - May 7, 2017
  • Providence, Rhode Island

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Carmela (Cannavo) Cassisi, 101, passed away May 7, 2017. She was the wife of the late Antonio Cassisi. Born in Monte Forte San Giorgio, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Nastasi) Cannavo. She was the mother of Maria Mento, Frank Cassisi, Domenico Cassisi and Carmela Cassisi-Vanikiotia; grandmother of Anna, Maria, Maria, Frank, Carmela, Antonio, Anthony, Denise, John, Antonio and Adriana; great-grandmother of Nichol, Christopher, Rafael, Domenico, Alessandro, Simona, Matteo and Oliver. She was the sister of the late Santa Trimarchi, Francesco and Pietro Cannavo, Chiara Nastasi and Agata Sgro.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. with her funeral on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Ann Church, 280 Hawkins Street, Providence. Entombment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ann Church Memorial Fund, 2 Russo Street, Providence, RI 02904.