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 nardolillo.com
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Published by The Providence Journal on Dec. 8, 2012.