Leonetti, (Vessella) Louise, 79 of Lincoln passed away on June 12, 2018. She was the wife of the late Alberto Leonetti. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Florence (Negris) Vessella. Louise had a very active life, kind and welcoming to all and possessed a unique optimism that there was always a way to accomplish your dreams. She cherished time with her family, enjoyed traveling with her children, siblings, and her many friends. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many.
Louise was a property manager in R.I. for many years until her retirement. She is survived by her children Lisa Ragosta (Ernest) of Lincoln, Marc Leonetti (Denise) of Lincoln, Sisters Barbara Scherer (Jurgen) of Pennsylvania, Joyce McAtee (William) of Cumberland, and brother Richard Vessella (Lynda) of Lincoln. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Max, Alex, Sarah, Marco, Ryan, and her many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 8am from the A.A. MARIANI & SON Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St., Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9am at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 1081 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4-7pm.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in memory of Louise Leonetti to:
Adult Brain Tumor Research ℅ Patrick Wen MD @ Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115.