Marie Mainelli



ASHEVILLE - Marie P. Mainelli, RN, 95, died peacefully in her sleep in Woods Assisted Living of Givens Estates in Asheville, NC on Saturday evening, April 6, 2013.

She was the widow of Domenico A. Mainelli for 45 years until his death in 1990.

She was the daughter of the late Alexis Eustache and Marie Anna (Pouliot) Dufresne. She had lived in Greenville, RI until moving to North Carolina in 1993.

She graduated from RI Hospital School of Nursing and had worked at Zambarano Memorial Hospital until she retired in 1983.

She is survived by her only child, Marie Langlois and her beloved son-in-law, John Philip Langlois, MD of Asheville, NC; her granddaughter, Adrienne Nicole Langlois of Cambridge, MA; and her grandson, Eric Michael Domenic Langlois of Washington, DC and the family's two Westies, Sally and Rosalind.

Her funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the ANDERSON-WINFIELD Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville, RI. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Avenue, Greenville, RI Burial will be private. Visitation Friday 5-7pm. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to CarePartners Hospice, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803 and Givens GERCSA Fund, 100 Wesley Drive, Asheville, NC 28803. For complete obituary, messages of condolence and direction visit

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 10, 2013