Rosemarie Gesualdi, 80, of Smithfield and formerly of Johnston passed away unexpectedly Monday December 20th. She was the beloved wife for 56 years to the late Joseph Gesualdi, Jr.
Born in Providence, she was the only child of the late Aquine “Eddy” and Cecilia (Gabriel) Rossi.
Mrs. Gesualdi was an avid bowler, an enthusiastic Bingo player, loved playing cards with her friends, cooking, baking, and spending time at the beach. She was a member of UCT and a former member of the YPSC.
She is survived by two children, a son, Joseph Gesualdi III, and a daughter, Lori Gesualdi; two grandchildren, Angela Gesualdi and Edward Gaskin and his fiancé Tasha Paolino; and two great-grandchildren, Attilio Gaskin and Milan Gaskin; as well as many dear cousins, nieces and nephews..
The funeral will be 8:45 am Tuesday from the A.A. Mariani & Son Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins Street, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Avenue, Providence. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are Monday, 4:00-7:00 pm. Masks are required. Please omit flowers and make memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 5501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.