Romano Funeral Home

627 Union Ave, Providence, RI


Sandra M. D'Elia

April 12, 1955August 26, 2019

Sandra M. (Ellinwood) D’Elia, 64, of Winsor Avenue, Johnston passed away unexpectedly on August 26, 2019. She was the devoted wife of Vincent D’Elia, Jr.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter Edward Ellinwood, Jr. and the late Esther (Kilduff) Ellinwood.

Sandra owned and operated Top Cleaners in Greenville for many years before retiring. She was dedicated to her family and greatly devoted to her grandchildren.

She was the loving mother of Melissa and Kimberly D’Elia and cherished grandmother of Hunter, Faith, Micheal and Zachary. She was also the sister of Edward Ellinwood, III, Dorothy Robles, Donna Delicio and the late Ronald and James Ellinwood.

Her visitation and funeral will be held Friday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Robert Bellarmine Church 1804 Atwood Avenue, Johnston. Burial to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sandra’s memory to the St. Robert Bellarmine Food Shelf. www.romanofuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 30, 2019


Sandra M. D'Elia

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Sidra Nikolyszyn

August 28, 2019

Donna. I am so sorry for your sister’s passing. I will keep you in my prayers❤️

John and Shirley DiBonaventura

August 27, 2019

My heart breaks with the news on Sandy’s passing. May God watch over your family and provide the comfort you need at this time. John and I send our thoughts and prayers.

Elaine Gagne

August 27, 2019

Donna, I'm so very sorry you lost your sister. May the light of her soul guide you through this dark time.

Joanne Doti

August 27, 2019

I'm sorry about your mother ,she was such a wonderful person , I really loved her , she is going to be trulymissed .🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏