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Etta (Capotosto) Terenzi

September 26, 1926 — October 24, 2023

Etta (Capotosto) Terenzi

97, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at Morgan Health Center, Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Terenzi for 68 years. Born in Cranston, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Maggiacomo) Capotosto.

Etta was the loving mother of Cecile Ryan and her husband James of Cranston, Joseph Terenzi of Cranston, and the late Linda Terenzi. She was the dear sister of the late Sandino and John Capotosto. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Matthew and Lindsay Votto, Ethan Ryan, William and Daniel Hawkins, four great-grandchildren, and her sister-in-law Irene Capotosto.

Etta was an avid cook and baker, especially her pizza and cookies. She was a wonderful mother to her three children, and adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, October 28th at 10:00am in Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Special Olympics Rhode Island, 370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield, RI 02917.

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 28, 2023

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, October 28, 2023

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