Mary Zuena
ZUENA, MARY (RUGGIERI) 92, of Cranston, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Hallworth House in Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late John Zuena. She was born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Bambino and Lucy (Ruggieri) Ruggieri. Mary was a member of the Madonna Della Civita Society, Regina Coeli Society, and Chaplain at the VFW Tabor-Franchi Post 2396 and volunteered many years at the Cranston Senior Center. Mary is survived by her loving children, Anthony Zuena of Andover, MA, John Zuena of Cranston, Joseph Zuena of Basalt, CO, Maria Perry of Cranston and Lucille Dean of Warwick. She was also the cherished grandmother of 10 and sister of Jennie Moorehead of TX, Guido Ruggieri, Ann Manni, Rita Palumbo, Dolores O'Brien and was the sister of the late Michael Ruggieri, Rose Broski, Pat Ruggieri, Pete Ruggieri and Rudy Ruggieri. Her funeral will be held on Monday at 9 am from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory 1278 Park Ave., Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Mary's Church, Cranston. Interment will take place in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS: Sunday 4-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to: Cranston Senior Center. Visit for online condolences.
Published by The Providence Journal on Dec. 8, 2012.
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Deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. May God bless her and your entire family.
Bill Falcone
December 10, 2012
Alphonse and I are so sorry to hear of your lost of your loving mohter. You are in our thoughts and prayers this time of the year,
\Love Sharon And Alphonse Cardi
Sharon Cardi
December 10, 2012
Ann, I am so sorry to learn of Mary's passing. Just arrived in Rhode Island a few days ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May she rest in peace.

Marie Archetto, Greenacres, Florida
December 10, 2012
Dear Zuena Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. May the many memories of both your mom and dad be with you at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to all of you.
Maribeth (Sinapi) Izzi
December 10, 2012
Wishing all of you solace in this time of grief. Your memories will be your comfort. Speak of her often and she will be with you. may your mom rest in peace. Sincerely, Elinor DiIorio
Elinor Gallahue
December 9, 2012
Our Sympathies go out to all of your families.

Fred and Solange Manni
Venice, Fl.
December 8, 2012
So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very kind lady. May she rest in peace.
Ginger (Hogan) Jackowitz
December 8, 2012
To the Zuena Family We all loved Mary for her loving and caring ways. We will miss her at our Sr. Advisory Board She did such wonderful things.
May she rest in peace.

Marie & Al Charpentier ( Board members)
December 8, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family and friends of Mary. She will be missed by all who knew her. May the grace of the lord shine upon you all, and give you peace in your time of sorrow. Love to all. Michele, "Teach" and Evan
Michele Teachworth
December 8, 2012
Please know how sorry we were to hear of Your Mom's passing. She was a great lady, friend and neighbor.This is such a sad time in your lives but know she is with your Dad now. They were both perfect examples of what God's love is all about. Our prayers are with you all. Barbara & Art Senecal Ft. Myers Fl.
December 8, 2012
What a wonderful lady Mary was..she not only a loving caring mother but loved caring and helping others. So active in our community and so, so well liked. When I think of Mary I think of all her yard sales. She knew how to make a buck..Mary may in rest in piece.I will miss you!
love E Sarro
Evelyn Sarro
December 8, 2012
Tim,Lue,Ari,Ry,& Jules, we are so sorry for the loss of your cherished Mom & Grammie. I think all who knew her will agree she was God's gift to us all. She had a wonderful warmness about her that made everyone feel like part of her family. It has been our privilege to have been invited to her home for St Mary's Day and see the love and admiration everyone who came to visit show for this Great Lady. Not every family gets what you and your family had in both your parents. God Bless you all and may all your tears turn to laughter when remembering all the happiness she brought to so many, because I don't know anyone who reads the Honor Roll section of the paper and then takes the time to mail out a dollar to each child for their accomplishment!! What a Great Lady! Be Proud, Stay Strong,and know that right now she is setting a new precedent in heaven all good deeds get a dollar!

Love you ALWAYS The Grossi's
December 8, 2012
To know Mary was to love her...she was a sweet and caring woman. Always so thoughtful...deeply proud of her children and extended family. My deepest sympathies to all of you.
Cousin Lucy Altieri
December 8, 2012
Anthony, Paulette, Kevin, Erin and Michael,
We hope your memories will give you strength and comfort during this sad time. Love from all of us.
Peggy, Audrey and Tim
December 8, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know how hard this is but she is with you dad know. May she rest in peace and suffer no more.
Geri Lebeau
December 8, 2012
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