Rita W. DeSisto, 94, Barrington


Rita W. (Lacas) DeSisto, 94, of Barrington, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. She was the wife of the late Nicholas DeSisto.

Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Rose (Poirier) Lacas. She worked for RI Lace and American Tourister until her retirement.

Rita is survived by two sons, Joseph DeSisto of Barrington, Nicholas DeSisto of Portsmouth; one daughter, Linda Poole of Warren; two sisters, Ann Healey of Fla. and Dot McKeon of Warwick; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchild. She was the sister of the late George Lacas.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. with a funeral service at 10 in the Smith-Mason Funeral Home, 398 Willett Ave., Riverside. Burial will follow in Prince’s Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Elizabeth’s Manor Activity Fund, 1 Dawn Hill, Bristol, RI 02809. Visit smithmason.com for on-line condolences.

Rita DeSisto


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