Rosaria A. Pierce – Cumberland

Rosaria A. Pierce – Cumberland

Rosaria A. Pierce, 81, passed away on Monday in the Philip Hulitar, Hope Hospice Center Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Stanley T. Pierce. They were married for the past 56 years.

Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Sarah (Baressi) Marchese. Rosie resided in Cumberland for the past 40 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.

She and her husband were members of the Filibuster Club, Cumberland, for many years. Rosie enjoyed dancing and karaoke. She was also a very fashionable person and always was sure everything matched.

Along with her husband, she leaves her five children Michael Pierce (Cindy) of Pawtucket, Debra Scola (Craig) of Alaska, Randy Pierce of Cumberland, Brenda Pierce of Narragansett, and Sherri Pierce of New York; five grandchildren, Jared, Emily, Thomas, Benjamin and Natalie Rose; one brother Carl Marchese of Pawtucket and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Natalie Jillson.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Rosaria's Life Celebration to begin with visiting hours on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 4 to 7 p.m., and continuing on Friday, February 14, 2020, at 9 a.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., in St. Aidan Church, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.