DeFUSCO (COCCI), GRACE, 90, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 28, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. DeFusco. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Michele and Victoria (Imondi) Cocci.
Whether listening to music, traveling to Florida, or crafting ceramics, Grace found joy in many things in life. Her family being the greatest source of her happiness. Grace and her husband Anthony did everything together, as they were truly inseparable. She loved cooking and caring for the family they made together.
Grace was the loving mother of Anthony J. DeFusco III of Cranston, Karen L. Tucker of Foster, Richard A. DeFusco of Warwick, and Cheryl A. Hazelwood of West Greenwich. She is also survived by her two cherished grandchildren Michael John and Nicholas Anthony Hazelwood. Grace was predeceased by her brothers Joseph and John Cocci.
Visiting hours will be Monday, February 3, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM in the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Road (Route 3), Coventry, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Saints John and Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry. Interment with committal prayers at RI Veteran’s Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made in Grace's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.StJude.org), would be appreciated.
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