Cleonice Columba (Santilli) Razza, 97, of Warwick, died Saturday Feb. 18,2018, at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest Razza.
Cleonice was born in Warwick, a daughter of the late Angelo and Rosa ( Petrarca) Santilli. She was a Seamstress for the Cardot Inc, and also Prior Davidsons Inc. for many years before retiring in 1990.
A lifetime member of the Sacred Heart Parish, she was a member of the Church Choir for over 60 years, and she also taught religious education there.
She was the devoted mother of Ernest A. Razza and his wife Eleanor of Warwick, Anthony A. Razza and his wife Debra of Warwick , and was the mother-in-law of the beloved late Vicki C.(Ellison) Razza. Cleonice was the sister of the late Diamonte Santilli, and the late Carmela Cicerone. The cherished grandmother of Lonna Razza, Heather Razza, Bianca Razza, and Cynthia Razza.
Her funeral will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at 8:00a.m. from the Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick , followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10:00a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 820 Providence Street, West Warwick. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Warwick.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call Thursday from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Gifts in her memory may be sent to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105