Lena M. Pandolfi, 88, of North Smithfield died peacefully Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center, according to Menard-Lacouture funeral home.
She was the wife of the late Dominic Pandolfi.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Paulo and Evelina (Cheli) Saisi. She was raised in Manville and resided in North Smithfield for over 60 years.
Mrs. Pandolfi was employed by the H & H Screw Company and later at the Rochambeau Worsted Mill prior to retiring in 1975.
She was a longtime communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish and a member of the RSVP Club and the Golden Agers.
Lena was a connoisseur of fine food and an excellent cook in her own right.
A woman of keen intellect, sharp wit and profound wisdom, Lena will be most remembered as being a loving wife mother and grandmother.
Lena is survived by a son Wayne Pandolfi and a daughter Linda Deguire, and her husband Richard, all of North Smithfield. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was the mother and mother-in-law of the late Joyce (Pandolfi) Vose and the late Wayne Vose.
Her funeral will be this morning at 9 a.m. from the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 127 Carrington Ave. Woonsocket followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Park Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm St. Blackstone.