Dorothy M. Buccini, 95, died Saturday, February 1, 2020. She was the wife of the late Dante E. Buccini.
Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Adeline Golato. An avid cook, she was particularly renowned for her Sunday meatballs and holiday cookies. She will, however, be best remembered as a woman whose life was spent in proud service to her family and in humble devotion to God.
She was the beloved mother of David L. Buccini and his wife, Eileen, Stephen J. Buccini Sr. and his wife, Stasia, and the late William E. Buccini; grandmother of Angela Merritt, Vicki Corvese, Stephen J. Buccini Jr., Kelly Buccini, Nikki Buccini, Alexandra Buccini, Jared Greene and Jeremy Greene; and great-grandmother of Jarred, Justin and Jason Cipriano and Jason and Giani Corvese. She is predeceased by her siblings, Evelyn Bove, Anna Pinga and Nicholas Golato.
Her funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial will follow in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 4-7 p.m.