Obituary: Anna C. (Ardente) Menard Passes at 100

Wednesday, December 05, 2018


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Anna C. (Ardente) Menard, 100, of Cranston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 2, 2018.  She was the beloved wife of the late Milton V. Menard.  Born in Johnston, she was the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Christina (Russo) Ardente.

Anna retired from Food Services at Rhode Island College where she worked for over 30 years.

Anna was the loving mother of Robert Milton Menard and Dennis Lawrence Menard; cherished grandmother of Matthew Menard, Jana Menard, and great-grandmother of Devina Stone. 

She was the sister of the late Mary Camardo DeFanti and Antonetta Angelini.

Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston. 

Burial will take place in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.  VISITING HOURS are Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101.

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