Romano Funeral Home

627 Union Ave, Providence, RI


Marie J. Briggs

July 11, 1961August 19, 2019

Marie J. (DeCorpo) Briggs, 58, of Royal Avenue, Warwick passed away August 19, 2019 at home. She was the wife of Thomas Briggs.

Born in California, she was the daughter of Frances (Franco) DeCorpo-Howard and the late Albert DeCorpo and Joseph Howard.

Marie was a sales associate at Marshalls in Cranston before retiring.

She was the mother of Charles DeCorpo and his wife Stephanie and Michael DeCorpo Briggs and his wife Kristie; grandmother of Eleanor DeCorpo Briggs. She was also the sister of Frank DeCorpo and his wife Debbie, Anthony DeCorpo, Dennis DeCorpo and his partner Debbie, Antonetta Holmes and her husband Kenneth, Dorothy DeCorpo and the late Judith Whaley.

Her funeral will be held Friday at 9:00 am in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a service in the funeral home at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. VISITATION THURSDAY 5-7 PM. www.romanofuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Funeral Home Service Friday, August 23, 2019


Marie J. Briggs

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Antonetta Holmes

August 26, 2019

Marie I will always love you. You are more than a sister you my best friend. I will always miss you. Tom, Charles and Micheal I know how much all of you ment to her. She will be with you. I love you guys so much. Love always,
Your Sister Antonetta

Frances Howard

August 26, 2019

Marie you have always been special to me. Tom,Charles and Michael I love you guys and know how she ment to you too. We will always miss her.
Love Mom

Raymond Romano

August 26, 2019

To the Briggs and DeCorpo families

Our condolences to you at this at this difficult time.

Richard Franco

August 22, 2019

My Dear Sister Francis,
Beverly, Myself, Rich Jr, Sharlene and Shanna are very saddened of the passing of Maria. Being her Godparents we were always thinking highly of her. We know how much you loved her, she is at peace now that her suffering is gone. We will always keep her close to our heart and she will always be in our Memories and Prayers.

I love you very much and we are so sorry for your loss as well as the family.
Brother Rich and Beverly
Rich Jr, Sharlene and Shanna

Frances Mae Casor

August 22, 2019

My deepest condolences to Charles and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Harry Briggs

August 22, 2019

Love ya Sis, see ya soon.

Franco Sharlene

August 21, 2019

I'll always remember walking to school with Maria and Antonetta to Northridge Junior High when they all moved down and live with us for a while and celebrating Christmas over at their house. She was so kind and loving and always smiling. Maria you were so loved and you're going to be missed rest in peace cousin.
Auntie Francis I love you so much and I am so sorry for your loss. Maria and you and the rest of the family are all in my prayers.

Lou Natalie Pugay

August 21, 2019

My sincerest sympathy to Charles and family. You are in my prayers. Sorry to hear of your loss.

Rhymca Alkuino

August 21, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss, Charles and to your family. May God give you strength and comfort during this very sad time.

Denise Decorpo

August 21, 2019

My condolences and deepest sympathy to my family. Auntie always had that smile, such a big heart and would go out of her way to help anyone. She was always my favorite. I will miss our talks and laughs together. Fly high with the Angel's and watch over Charlie, Michael, and eleanor. You will be missed but never forgotten. I love you