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Diana J. (LaFauci) Colardo

January 16, 1937 — May 31, 2024

East Greenwich

Diana J. (LaFauci) Colardo

87, of East Greenwich (formerly of Cranston) passed away peacefully on May 31, 2024.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Roger and Susan (Vitullo) LaFauci.

She is survived by her sons Richard Colardo, Jr. and Christopher Colardo, Esq.; her daughter, Kimberly Nikolaidis and her husband Alexi; and her beloved granddaughters, Tess and Maddie Nikolaidis.  She was the sister of Roger LaFauci and the late Kenneth LaFauci.

Diana was a feisty, spunky woman who loved to shop and had an amazing sense of style.  She enjoyed the beach, a good book, traveling, a delicious Italian meal and above all spending time with her granddaughters.  The last two years she was lucky to have made wonderful friendships at The Seasons.  Diana was loved by all and will be truly missed.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024 from 9-10am in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Avenue, Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in St. Mary  Church, 1525 Cranston Street, Cranston.  Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  

 

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, June 3, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Nardolillo Funeral Home

1278 Park Ave, Cranston, RI 02910

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Mass

Monday, June 3, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Mary Church (Cranston Street)

1525 Cranston Street, Cranston, RI 02920

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Burial

Monday, June 3, 2024

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