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Nancy M. DiLorenzo

March 25, 1926August 15, 2020

Nancy M. (Apicerno) DiLorenzo, 94, formerly of Ophelia Street, Providence, passed away on August 15, 2020. She was the wife of the late Amato “Matty” DiLorenzo.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Guilio and Rosina (Iacobbo) Apicerno.

Nancy worked as the head waitress in her husband’s restaurant, DiLorenzo’s 1025 Club, over three decades. An avid Red Sox fan, she always lit up the room with her presence and left everyone with a smile.

She was the mother of Lillian Tamelleo and Nancy Leigh Steets; a strong maternal figure to their husbands, Donald Tamelleo and David Steets; and a loving grandmother to her only grandson, David Matthew Steets. She was the sister of Julio, as well as the late Joseph, Americo, Mario Apicerno, and Lena Natale.

The family would like to give their thanks to Mary Ann Weldon, CNA; Roy Birdsell, Joyce Nelson, the Cranston Adult Daycare, Rhode Island Hospital and HopeHealth for the love, care, and support they showed to Nancy.

Her visitation and funeral will be held Thursday from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence. Social distancing, masks, and occupancy restrictions will be observed with no more than fifteen people at a time permitted. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Avenue, Providence with similar restrictions and a total occupancy of no more than fifty people. Graveside burial will continue at the St. Ann Cemetery. For online condolences, visit romanofuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

Memories

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VALERIE MCINTYRE

August 24, 2020

NANCY LEIGH AND LILLIAN,

NOT ABLE TO GET YOUR ADDRESSES TO SEND YOU A NOTE I AM CONTACTING YOU THIS WAY. I ATTENDED THE FUNERAL MASS AND HAVE TO TELL YOU THE MUSIC WAS BEAUTIFUL.
YOUR MOM HELPED ME SO MUCH 50 YEARS AGO AS I DECIDED TO DIVORCE YOUR COUSIN. NEVER FORGOT WHAT SHE DID FOR ME AND EVERY TIME WE MET I TOLD HER.
SHE WAS MY CUSTOMER ALSO FOR MANY YEARS. SHE WAS A DELIGHTFUL PERSON. GOD BLESS YOU BOTH AND KEEP HER CLOSE IN YOUR HEARTS.
VALERIE (DiBONA) MCINTYRE

Susan DiPaolo

August 21, 2020

Lillian and Nancy,

So sorry to hear about Mom's passing. Your parents were always special to me and Dick. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May all your happy memories get you through these difficult times.

Sylvia DiPaolo and Family

Linda and Vincent Castaldi

August 20, 2020

Lillian,

Vinnie and I were so sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. We hope the happy memories of your Mom will help you and your family during this difficult time. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda and Vinnie Castaldi

Deborah Rossi

August 20, 2020

Lillian, My deepest condolences to you and your family on the death of your mother. Sincerely, Debby Rossi

Salvatore DiBona

August 19, 2020

Dear Lillian and Nancy,
We are so sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. We did not get to see her very often. When we did see her she was always very gracious and we knew we would have lots of laughs. Sorry we are unable to attend her funeral.
May God bless all of you and keep you safe..
Love,. Sam & Thelma DiBona,. Fort Myers, FL

Sharon Vitale

August 19, 2020

Dear Lillian, Nancy & Family,

Sending you all our deepest condolences . May Nancy rest in peace and may you find comfort in family & friends at this time.

Sincerely,
The Vitale Family

Pat Andrews

August 19, 2020

Lillian, Don
I was so sad to hear about your mom. She was a beautiful and spunky lady for sure. I was so sad when she had to stop coming into our Sr. center. My condolences to your sister and family also. She will be greatly missed. Pat A.

David Furtado

August 18, 2020

Where lives pass, memories carry on forever.

Nancy, Dave and David
Please know your Family is in our thoughts, and in our hearts.

The Furtado Family

marcus paiva

August 18, 2020

dave and family sorry for your lost

Mike Piccoli

August 18, 2020

To Lillian and family.I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing thoughts and prayers for your families.

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Nancy M. (Apicerno) DiLorenzo, 94, formerly of Ophelia Street, Providence, passed away on August 15, 2020. She was the wife of the late Amato “Matty” DiLorenzo.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Guilio and Rosina (Iacobbo) Apicerno.

Nancy worked as the head waitress in her husband’s restaurant, DiLorenzo’s 1025 Club, over three decades. An avid Red Sox fan, she always lit up the room with her presence and left everyone with a smile.

She was the mother of Lillian Tamelleo and Nancy Leigh Steets; a strong maternal figure to their husbands, Donald Tamelleo and David Steets; and a loving grandmother to her only grandson, David Matthew Steets. She was the sister of Julio, as well as the late Joseph, Americo, Mario Apicerno, and Lena Natale.

The family would like to give their thanks to Mary Ann Weldon, CNA; Roy Birdsell, Joyce Nelson, the Cranston Adult Daycare, Rhode Island Hospital and HopeHealth for the love, care, and support they showed to Nancy

Her visitation and funeral will be held Thursday from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence. Social distancing, masks, and occupancy restrictions will be observed with no more than fifteen people at a time permitted. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Avenue, Providence with similar restrictions and a total occupancy of no more than fifty people. Graveside burial will continue at the St. Ann Cemetery. For online condolences, visit romanofuneralhome.com

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