Maria G. Stevenson
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Maria G. Stevenson
  • November 2, 1945 - January 29, 2017
  • east providence, Rhode Island

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Maria G. "Marie" (Fargnoli) Stevenson, age 71, of East Providence, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of Robert A. Stevenson to whom she has been married for the past 33 years.

Born in S. Apollinare, Italy, a daughter of the late Armando and Gilda (Carlino) Fargnoli, she immigrated to the United States in 1947.

A graduate of Holy Ghost High School, she also attended C.C.R.I. where she studied Business Administration. She managed operations at a Brokerage Company for 25 years before retiring in 1997.

Fluent in Italian and adventurous in spirit, she loved to travel throughout the United States and to Italy. She loved being outdoors and was known for being a straight shooter who would say it like it was.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Thomas Ferrucci and his wife Lisa of East Providence; two grandchildren, Marc and Kayla Ferrucci and one great-granddaughter Ava Marie Ferrucci.

Her Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 6:00PM in the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main St., Warren. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours prior to her service from 3:00 to 6:00PM. Contributions in her honor may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 245 Waterman Ave., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906. Burial private. For tributes or directions: www.wilbur-romano.com