Leona R. Iannoli
Ann & Hope invoice receiver
Leona R. (Gouin) Iannoli, 91, of The St. Jeanne Jugan Residence, formerly of Warwick, passed away February 15, 2012 at The Residence. She was the wife of the late Mathew M. Iannoli.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon J. and Dora E. (Lapan) Gouin. Mrs. Iannoli was an invoice receiver for Ann & Hope Stores in Warwick for 20 years, retiring in 1990. She was a longtime communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Warwick. She served as president of The FAR Club, served as a mentor at St. Francis of Assisi School and was active in the Buttonwoods, Pilgrim and East Greenwich Senior Centers.
She was the beloved mother of Ruby D. Hebert and her husband, Edward, of Rumford, Marie M. Coons and her husband, Benton, of Prior Lake, Minn. and Annette L. Colombo and her husband, Mark, of Evans, Ga.; loving grandmother of four and great0grandmother of three. She was the sister of the late Ormond J. Gouin, Yvonne Neal and Ruth Langlois.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Feb. 20 in The Chapel of The St. Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., Pawtucket. Burial followed in Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.
Gifts in her memory to The Little Sisters of the Poor, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 596 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. Arrangements made by Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home. For information and guest book visit www.murphyfuneralhomes.org.