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Maryann Girardi

June 13, 1941 — June 4, 2023

Maryann (Rowen) Girardi, (Nana Bubba), 81, of North Providence, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 4, 2023 after a short stay at Golden Crest Nursing Centre.  Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Margaret (Shea) Rowen, she was the sister of the late Catherine Sargeant.

Maryann worked as an LPN at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital for 43 years. Here she made many wonderful lifelong friends whom she loved dearly. 

She is survived by her two sons, Anthony, and Michael Girardi, five grandchildren, Michael Chlebek, Jacob Frezza, Grace Girardi, Aidan Frezza and Noah Frezza; and her two nephews, Stephen and William Sargeant.  She also leaves Jennifer and Edwin Frezza, with whom she lived her last year and a half with.

Nana Bubba loved her Red Sox (when they were winning), penguins, the beach, Georges of Galilee, and Elvis…and


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Mary Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth St., North Providence. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maryann's memory may be made to: RISPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915.

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, June 10, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mary, Mother of Mankind Church

25 4th Street, North Providence, RI 02911

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