Sofia Danesi, 87, Warren


Sofia (Crespo) Danesi, 87, of Warren, passed away peacefully under hospice care on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, of complications from ovarian cancer. She was the loving wife of Robert L. Danesi, to whom she was married for 64 years.

Born in Key West, FL. on Jan. 20, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Alfred S. and the late Theresa (Oliver) Crespo.

Sofia graduated from Bryant College and worked for several years as a legal secretary in Providence. She then worked for S. E. Rains and I. Shalom Co. in Warren as a computer operator in the billing department for 40 years. After retiring, Sofia enjoyed her beautiful yard and garden. She loved to read and was an avid bird watcher.

Besides her husband, she leaves her daughters, Cynthia Sequino and her husband William Jr. of East Greenwich and Pamela Danesi and her husband John deJ. Cifuentes of Brooklyn, NY; a sister, Barbara Murphy; her grandchildren, William Sequino and Cara Hlad; and one great-grandchild, Sofia Hlad.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, in St. Mary of the Bay Church.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. See

Sofia Danesi


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