Mary Ferrara


Mary Ferrara

Natco Inc. supervisor

Mary (DiSciorio) Ferrara, 87, of Warwick, passed away March 7, 2012 at Coventry Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coventry. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank V. Ferrara.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Francesco and Josephine (Santangelo) DiSciorio. Mary was a supervisor for the former Natco Inc. of West Warwick for 20 years before her retirement. She enjoyed the casinos and was an avid bingo player.

She is survived by her loving children, Marilyn E. Ferrara of Warwick and Frank V. Ferrara and his wife, Dolores, of Cumberland. Mary was the cherished grandmother of Michael V. Ferrara and his wife, Jennifer, of Johnston, and Holly Beth Thacker and her husband, Patrick of Grants Pass, Ore., and two great-grandchildren, Cameron and William Ferrara of Johnston. Mary was the sister of the late Theresa Vito, Antonetta Meglio, Sam Merola, Joseph Merola and Carmela Iovino. She was the stepdaughter of the late James Merola.

Her funeral was held March 12 from Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Clement Church, 111 Long St., Warwick. Interment was in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the VNA of Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886. Visit for online condolences.