Louisa Ruggieri
Louisa Ruggieri
  • December 27, 1934 - November 10, 2016
  • Barrington, Rhode Island

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Louisa (Bianchi) Ruggieri, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island.

She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Ruggieri to whom she was married 48 years before his passing in 2006. Born in Providence, RI a daughter of the late Felice and Antonietta (Pistilli) Bianchi she resided in Barrington, RI for many years.

Having learned to sew from her mother she was a talented, skilled and expert seamstress. She designed and created beautiful apparel for her two daughters. Very proud of her family's heritage coming from Italy she spoke fluent Italian. She enjoyed painting, classical music, opera and most of all spending time with her grandson, Paul.

She is survived by her two daughters, Lynn and Ellen Ruggieri both of Barrington; one sister, Fiora Martin of Cranston and one grandson, Paul Ruggieri.
She was the sister of the late Angela Truppi, Maria Bianchi, and Jean Padula.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Holy Ghost Church, 472 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02909. Burial is private in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her honor to Holy Ghost Church. For more information and condolences, www.wilbur-romano.com.