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THERESE A. TOMASSO

May 18, 2022

Obituary

WARWICK- Therese A. Tomasso, 96, of Warwick, passed away peacefully at Cedar Crest Nursing Home in Cranston. She was the devoted wife to the love of her life, Domenic B. Tomasso, who passed away on July 19, 2009.

Born on September 13, 1925, in Acushnet, Massachusetts, she was the fifth of six children born to the late Wilfred and Elodia (St. Martin) Lantagne. Therese grew up in West Warwick. She attended school at Christ the King Church, which is where she also received her Sacraments. 

One night, while joining her girlfriends out for a night of dancing, Therese met a young gentleman who had recently returned home from the service. In 1950, that man would become her husband of nearly 60 years.  Together, Therese and her husband, Domenic, raised their three children in Warwick.

Having the important job of raising her three kids, Therese worked many years as a Homemaker. She took great pride in ensuring that her home was a welcoming and comforting place for all.  

In her spare time, Therese enjoyed solving word puzzles and reading. Above all, she was most happy when she was in the presence of and making memories with her dear family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Therese is survived by her three cherished children: Susan T. Pasch and her husband Paul of Coventry, Steven D. Tomasso and his wife Elizabeth of Omaha, NE, and Donna M. Greig and her husband Norman of West Warwick; her 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and also numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members. 

In addition to her late parents and husband, Therese is predeceased by her sisters: Laurette Demers, Edna Urban, and Rita Gendron; and her brothers: Lionel Lantagne and Andre Lantagne.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Iannotti Funeral Home, 415 Washington St.,  (Rte.117) Coventry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 10:00 am in Christ the King Parish, 124 Legris Ave., West Warwick, RI. If you plan on attending the Funeral Mass, please go directly to the church. Burial will be at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Therese’s memory may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, directly at https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Iannotti Funeral Home
415 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
May 24, 2022

10:00 AM
Christ The King Church, West Warwick, RI

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