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Catherine F. Savino

April 8, 1926 ~ October 17, 2020 (age 94)


Catherine F. “Kitty” (Palumbo) Savino, 94, of Bristol, RI passed away peacefully at the Crestwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Retirement Home in Warren, RI. She was the wife of Domenic J. Savino for the last 48 years. Catherine was a resident of Crestwood for the previous year, there she enjoyed the engaging company of friends, and the warmth of the caring staff.

Catherine was born in Barrington, RI. She was the daughter of the late Angelina (Casale) and Frank Palumbo.

Catherine attended Barrington High School before moving with her family to Hollywood, Fl. Later she returned to Rhode Island and worked for several local industries including the Speidel Company where she was a jewelry label maker for many years until her retirement in 1988.
Catherine was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. She was a Girl Scouts Leader and she lived by the moto “Be Prepared.” Catherine was a very thoughtful and caring person. She enjoyed cooking and baking, especially for family birthdays, celebrations, and holidays. Catherine took special pride in attending the activities and life events of her grandchildren. She enjoyed making crocheted afghan blankets for family members. Together with her husband, they shared many wonderful years fishing, clamming, and entertaining family, and friends on their cabin cruiser boat, the “We Two”.

In addition to her husband Domenic, Catherine leaves behind her daughters Kathleen DuPont and Donna Murgo (Nicholas). She also leaves behind her two grandchildren Domenic Murgo and Gabriel Murgo (Stephanie), a great grandchild, Zachary Murgo, a sister Joan DiPetrillo of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and several nieces and nephews.

Catherine was predeceased by her parents and siblings, Frank Palumbo, and Victoria Adams.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10 AM inside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 141 State Street, Bristol, RI. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

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Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial
October 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
141 State St.
Bristol, RI 02809

October 23, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI


Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
141 State Street, Bristol RI 02809
Tel: 1-401-253-9449

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