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  • "To the warm, wonderful and selfless woman who welcomed me..."
    - Elaine Kramer
  • "Joan, We are sorry we can't be there for you. Your Mom was..."
  • "Aloha, hugs and love to you, Joan. Wish I could be there..."
    - Kay DeFranceaux Leonard
  • "You all are in our thoughts and prayers. My family was..."
    - Kami and Jack Kapelka-Konieczka
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    - Mary Ann McCabe-Jones
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Loving wife, mother and grandmother, "Nonna", passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Fred J. Sperapani; mother of Joan Sperapani Carino and her husband Maurice; sister of Arthur Missouri; grandmother of Brian and Jeffrey Carino. Also survived by three great-grandchildren, six nieces and one nephew. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Monday, November 5, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, Norbeck and Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD, on Tuesday, November 6 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Foundation, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.

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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901
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Published in The Washington Post from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, 2012