MARINARO, DIANE L., (FONTAINE), 64, of West Warwick, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 1, 2021.
Born in Warwick, she was the daughter of the late Robert R. Fontaine and Alice C. (Smith) Fontaine. One of three children, she is survived by her sister Debra A. Breard, and predeceased by her brother, Dennis R. Fontaine.
Diane met her loving husband, the late Robert P. Marinaro while working at JJ Newberry in Artic, West Warwick. They were married for 37 years prior to his passing.
After leaving “Newberry” she went on to work at Conneaut Manufacturing until 1990 when she became a medical transcriptionist and worked in many fields for various doctors until retiring in 2017.
Diane is survived by her two daughters Lissa M. Marinaro and Andrea L. Patnaude, son-in-law Scott Patnaude, and her two granddaughters, Brooke and Sage Patnaude whom she lived each and every day for. She will be deeply missed by all those who loved her.
To honor Diane’s final wishes and to respect her grieving family, all arrangements are private. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Diane’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (dana-farber.org) would be appreciated.
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