Nista, Edith 90, passed from this life peacefully on Friday August 17, with her daughter by her side.
Born in Providence on December 5, 1927, Edith was the daughter of Biagio Cesino and Jenny (Vitale) Cesino.
She is pre-deceased by her husband Edward R. Nista and son Edward R. Nista. She is survived by her twin sister Rose Manzo, daughter Donna Lally, and son in law Christopher Lally, daughter in law Katherine Nista, of Maine, granddaughters Naomi Nista-Lindberg and Leah Nista of New York, and Great Grandsons Wyeth and Auden Lindberg.
From a large Italian family, Edith was the sister of: Rita Cesino, Mary Folgo, and brothers Pasquale, Alfred, Tony, Romeo, Robert, and Arthur Cesino.
She married the love of her life in 1946 and enjoyed being a homemaker. Those years were her happiest enjoying family vacations and Sundays at Sand Hill Cove Beach.
Later, she worked at the Uncas Mfg. Co. where she was a dedicated employee. After retirement, Edith enjoyed helping her family and neighbors in times of need. She loved working in her garden and took great pride in her home and being able to cut her own lawn into her 80’s.
Edith will forever be remembered for her kindness and helpfulness towards others, and her sense of humor. May she rest in peace with loved ones in Heaven above.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 8:45 AM from the A.A. MARIANI & SON Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St. Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Pius V Church, 55 Elmhurst Ave. Providence. Calling hours will be held Tuesday 5 to7 PM. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Meals on Wheels, 70 Bath St. Providence, RI 02908.