Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home

971 Branch Ave, Providence, RI


Filomena "Fay" Macari

September 23, 1924January 8, 2020

Filomena “Fay” (Antignano) Macari, 95, passed away January 8, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Anthony R. “Mac” Macari Sr.; daughter of the late Angelo and Giovannia (DiPalma) Antignano; beloved mother of Anthony R. Macari Jr. and his companion Sandra, Jo-Ann J. Macari (Retired Deputy Chief for RI Division of Sheriffs), Robin A. Macari and her companion John Ahern; cherished grandmother of Jennifer and the late Katie Macari; great-grandmother of Ayden; sister of the late Jesse Angelone, Ann Burchfield, Josephine Pisenello, Eleanor Arguto, Emilio, Angelo, and Joseph Antignano. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.

Fay was a lifelong North Providence resident. She was the president of the North Providence Senior Bowling League for twenty years, a member of the Kirkbrae Country Club, member of the board of directors for the Classic Road Race, past president and secretary of the P.T.A for the Marieville Grammar School, and board member of the Knights of Columbus St. Anthony Council 1618.

Visitation will be held Sunday 3-6 p.m. with her funeral on Monday at 10 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1081 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, with burial to follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate or North Providence High School Scholarship Fund c/o James Isabella, In Memory of Katie J. Macari, 1828 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 02904.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Burial Monday, January 13, 2020


Filomena "Fay" Macari

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Sherri (Breggia) Johnson

January 21, 2020

Robin, Joann, and Anthony,

I am so very sorry for your loss. We all love your mom dearly.

Mom was so kind to our whole family while we lived on Charlotte Street.

May you cherish the beautiful memories of her.

God Bless you,

Sherri (Breggia) Johnson

Dorothy McCollough

January 18, 2020

To Joann, Robin and Anthony, I send my deepest condolence for the lost of your Mom. I just found out about her passing. Just wanted to let you know that I share in your grief at this time,. If there is anything that I can do please call. May She Rest In Peace,

Bobby & Laura Norton & Family

January 15, 2020

To Auntie Robin & The Macari Family-
Please accept our most heartful sympathies during this difficult time. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Joseph Marciano

January 14, 2020

To the Macari Family,

Deepest sympathies for the passing of your mom. Fay was a wonderful lady who would go out of her way to help anyone in need. May she rest in eternal peace. God bless you all.

Ann McGuirl

January 14, 2020

JoAnn. I am so sorry about your mother. You took such good care of her. Cherish your memories. Ann McGuirl

Teddy Scolardi

January 13, 2020

Very sorry for the loss of your mom, god bless you all. Love the Scolardi family’s

Linda Cawley

January 13, 2020

Dear Anthony, Joann and Robin,

So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you in this sad time. May she rest in peace.

Fred and Linda Cawley

Dina Spafford

January 12, 2020

Dear Anthony, Joann and Robin,
Sending love during this difficult time. Thinking of you.

Virginia Miller

January 12, 2020

Thank you for being in my life, Robin. Your mom was very active in all Marieville School functions. I had your mom’s baby under my care , beautiful Robin for which I am most grateful. You and your family are in my prayers

Tom Basile

January 12, 2020

My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother Robin. May she rest in peace in the comfort of the angels.