Sylvia B. Magnelli

Date of Passing:

April 15, 2012

Magnelli, Sylvia, B., 81, of Glenrose Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on April 15, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edward V. Magnelli.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Solomon and Katherine (Khoury) Fiyod, she lived in Riverside for 50 years.

Mrs. Magnelli was a graduate of Rhode Island College Class of 1952. She was a 1st grade teacher at the Henry Barnard School, Providence for 13 years prior to raising her family.

Sylvia was a communicant of St. Brendan Church where she was an active member of the parish.

Besides her husband of 50 years, she is survived by a son; Steven E. Magnelli of Barrington, two daughters; Karen J. DePasquale of West Greenwich and Nancy L. Magnelli of Riverside, formerly of San Francisco, CA, a sister; Barbara Smith of Warren, three brothers; Mitchell Fiyod of North Providence, Kenneth Fiyod of Riverside and Joseph Fiyod of Smithfield and two grandchildren; Marissa and Lucas. She was the sister of the late Solomon, Esther and Salime Fiyod.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday April 19, 2012 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 am with a Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Wednesday 4-7 pm. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Sylvia’s memory to EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL, 35210 would be deeply appreciated.

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