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Adelaide "Adele" (D'Ercole) Pistacchio

October 30, 1923 ~ September 22, 2019 (age 95)


Adelaide “Adele” Pistacchio (D’Ercole), 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 22, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Vincent Pistacchio.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Camillo and Annunciata D’Ercole. 

Mrs. Pistacchio worked as a hairstylist for many years before retiring.  She had also worked for Cherry & Webb and the DaVinci Center.

A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is survived by her two sons, Kenneth Pistacchio and his wife Deborah, and Rev. Gene Pistacchio; two sisters, Claire D’Ercole and Ann Testoni, and two grandchildren, Randy and Mindy Pistacchio.  She was the mother of the late Ronald Pistacchio and Nancy Pistacchio and sister of the late Lucy Spizzolini, Angelo, Guido and Joseph D’Ercole. 

Her funeral will be held Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 9 a.m. from the MACERONI FUNERAL HOME, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Ave., Providence.  Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  Visitation Wednesday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Adele’s memory may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. 

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September 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maceroni Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1381 Smith Street
North Providence, RI 02911

Mass of Christian Burial
September 26, 2019

10:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
645 Hartford Ave.
Providence, RI 02909

September 26, 2019

11:15 AM
St. Ann Cemetery
73 Church St.
Cranston, RI 02920


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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