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Estrella, Lillian (Damiani), 79, of Riverside, passed peacefully on August 7, 2016 in the company of her loving family. Born in Providence, Lillian was the daughter of the late Angelo and Girolama (Giglio) Damiani. She was the devoted wife of Robert Estrella for 54 years.
Mrs. Estrella was the co-owner of the Gob Shop, Warren for 49 years before retiring in 2015. She lived in Riverside for 60 years.
Lillian was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She was a member of the East Providence Senior Center where she was a volunteer for the yoga program. She also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her loving family.
Besides her husband, she is survived by Nancy Estrella Chaplin and husband David of VA; Robert Estrella and wife Jacqueline, Andrea Hogan and husband Glen, John Estrella and wife Susan, all of RI.
She was the adored grandmother of Jessica, Jillian, Carisa, Carmen, Ross, Jonathan, Troy, Samantha, Tessa, Austin, Sophia, Nicholas and Ava. Lillian was the sister of the late Louis, Anthony, Salvatore, Armando, Angelo, Joseph and Richard Damiani. She was the loving aunt of several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday August 11, 2016 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours are Wednesday 4-7 p.m. Contributions in Lillian’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite #3004, Warwick, RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated.