Mary Cipriano

Date of Passing:

November 26, 2011

Cipriano, Mary Concetta (Zinni), 82, of Seekonk, MA, died peacefully on Saturday, November 26. Mary was happily married for 53 years to the late Ralph J. Cipriano. Born in Barrington, RI, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Filomena (Benedetti) Zinni. She graduated from Barrington High School and was employed as an executive secretary for Phillips-Van Heusen in Rhode Island; and later as administrator for Cipriano Tool Company.

She was well-loved by her surviving family: sons, Gregory, of Hopkinton, MA, James, of Seekonk, and Mark (Susan), of Pawtucket, RI; daughters, Lisa C. Silvestri (James), of Andover, MA, and Marianne C. Mizera (Gregory), of Pittsburgh, PA; eight grandchildren; a sister, Josephine Bettencourt of Barrington and a brother, Daniel Zinni of Cranston. She was predeceased by brothers Frank, Nicholas, Anthony and James Zinni, and a sister, Anna Castigliego.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 30 from the W.RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Ave, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Ave, Riverside at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 6-9 pm.

Contributions in Mary’s memory are greatly appreciated and may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure ( or National Stroke Association (

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