Mary F. Matarese - Providence

Mary F. Matarese - Providence

Mary F. Matarese, 47, of Providence passed away peacefully and surrounded by the love of family and women associated with The Fogarty Center and Beacon Hospice on Friday May 30, 2014. Mary was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Elvira (Deacutis) Matarese.

Mary resided in Providence supported through The Fogarty Center’s Residential and Day Programs for the past nine years and leaves behind many friends.

Mary participated in Best Buddies, enrolled in the Adult Literacy program at Providence College, and worked at Training Through Placement. Her passions included music, dancing, drawing, swimming and traveling with family or friends.

Mary is survived by her sisters, Joanne Brierley and Judith Matarese–Kolb; her brothers, Dr. Stephen Matarese DO, David A. Matarese and Pat D. Matarese; and several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral was held on Thursday June 5, 2014 from the A.A. Mariani and Son Funeral Home 200 Hawkins St., Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. Burial followed in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Fogarty Center 220, Woonasquatucket Ave., No. Providence, RI 02911 or Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914 would be appreciated.

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