PAWTUCKET- Vincenza J. (Cioe) Duranleau, 89, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 25, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry J. Duranleau.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Adeline (Tomei) Cioe.
Vincenza worked as a cashier at The Fair in Cumberland for many years before her retirement. She was a former member of LeFoyer Club, Pawtucket and a member of Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
She leaves two children, Adele L. Barnatowicz of Harrisville and Henry J. Duranleau of Warwick; two brothers, George and Mario Cioe; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Rev. Anthony Cioe, O.F.M. and Hugo Cioe.
Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITATION Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts to the Franciscan Missionary Union, 135 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001-3403 will be appreciated. www.TrippFuneralHome.com