Mary E.(Mignacca) Palumbo


Mary E.(Mignacca) Palumbo, 87, passed away September 13, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Palumbo. They were married in 1947.

Born in North Providence, she was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Sadie (DeLicio) Mignacca. Mary was employed as a nurse’s assistant for the former Lying In Hospital, now Women & Infants and assistant manager in the gift department in Ann & Hope. She was a member of Saints Rose & Clement Church and Women’s Guild.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Maria A. Farrelly and Ellen M. Palumbo; one brother, Lester Mignacca, one sister, Alice Arsenault. She was the mother of the late Joey Palumbo; and sister of the late Alfred, James, Andrew and Albert Mignacca and Jennie Bassett.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, September 17, at 10 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gregory the Great Church, Cowesett Rd at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Information and condolences, visit


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