Debra A. Abbruzzi

May 10, 1957June 19, 2019

Debra (Debbie) A. Abbruzzi, 62 of Warren, RI passed away at home on June 19, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. She was the wife of David Sardinha and the daughter of the late Pasquale (Pat) and Filomena (Andreozzi) Abbruzzi. She was a graduate of Warren High School and Westbrook College. She was a practicing dental hygienist for 20 years, working alongside Dr. John Cicerchia and Dr. Thomas Enright. Debbie completed her career as the director of Professional Relations at Delta Dental of Rhode Island for 18 years. Known for her generosity, loyalty, and loving heart, Debbie always cared for others. She was an active parishioner of St. Alexander Church in Warren and cherished her faith and love for her parish. Debbie’s greatest joy was spending time with her family. Along with her husband, she is also survived by her son Jason (Jenn) Proulx, daughter Jennie (Jay) Friese, and stepchildren Bethany Sardinha, Caitlin Toevs and Adam Sardinha. Debbie was the most loved Noanie of her 10 precious grandchildren: Jack, Jamie, Penelope, Aiden, Quinn, Nolan, Lyla, Simon, Abel and Phoebe. She also leaves her sister Diane (William) Gempp, brother Michael Abbruzzi, sister Mary (Anthony) Patriarca, sister Julie Abbruzzi, her brother-in-law Charles Patterson, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved very much. She was the sister of the late Jane Patterson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 10:00 AM, at St. Alexander Church, Warren RI. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations in Debbie’s memory may be made to St. Alexander Church, 221 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885.


  • St. Alexander Church


  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, June 22, 2019


Debra A. Abbruzzi

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Montaup Country Club

June 26, 2019

Deepest Condolences to the Sardinha Family from the Board of Governors, Staff and Members of Montaup Country Club.

robin gelberg

June 21, 2019

heartfelt condolences to all who loved her .
i met debbie just once, at a thanksgiving dinner years ago hosted by one of my dearest friends, her brother, michael.
it was one of the best thanksgivings i’d ever been to!
debbie’s energy and smile made a lasting impression.

may she rest in peace and love, always.

robin gelberg
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Donna OMalley

June 21, 2019

To Diane, I am so sorry for the loss of your lovely, beautiful sister. I remember the beautiful smile she always had. Such a loss at such a young age. I send my heartfelt sympathies to you, Willie and all of Debbie’s extended family members. I am so very sorry and send prayers and just hope it may help a little to know others really care. I was so shocked to read the obituary. So sad. May God be there with open arms and cradle Debbie in His care and know she suffers no more and rests in peace with her Heavenly Father. 🙏

Tina (Bento) Montella

June 19, 2019

Deb, I met her many years ago when my son Andrew Bento played baseball with her son.
She seemed like such a dedicated and loving person. I only wished I had gotten to know her better. I know she will be missed by many.
Tina ( Bento) Montella