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Official Obituary of

Anna "Grandma Ann" (Faiola) Taraborelli

September 3, 1927 ~ February 24, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Anna "Grandma Ann" Taraborelli Obituary

Anna “Grandma Ann” Taraborelli (Faiola), 95, of Warwick, passed away at home peacefully surrounded by her family, Friday, February 24, 2023. She was the wife of the late Victor Taraborelli.

Born September 3, 1927, in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Francesco and Assunta (Rinaldi) Faiola.

Grandma Ann loved spending her time with her family, especially cooking meals together to enjoy. She was fond of square dancing and was an avid bingo player.

She leaves behind her devoted children, Steven and his wife Carolyn Taraborelli, Kenneth Taraborelli, Ann Marie DiRocco and Joanne O’Neil. She is survived by her 8 grandchildren, Chris, Daniel, Nick DiRocco, Steven, Matthew Taraborelli, Jeff Quaranto, Sue Bouvier, and Jill Haun and her 15 great grandchildren, Alliana, Christopher, Natalia DiRocco, Andie, Emma Taraborelli, Lydia, Liana Quaranto, Samantha, Addison, Aubrey, Declan Haun, Zoe, Tyler Bouvier, Jacklyn and Jeff Christina. Anna was predeceased by her 6 siblings.

Her funeral will begin Wednesday, March 1, at 8:45 AM from the Woodlawn Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10:00 AM in St. Timothy Church, 1799 Warwick Ave, Warwick. Burial will follow at St. Ann Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 28 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Anna’s memory may be made to the VNA of Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886, or Saint Elizabeth Community, 2364 Post Road Ste. 100, Warwick, RI 02886.

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February 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodlawn Funeral Home
600 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI 02910

Mass of Christian Burial
March 1, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Timothy Church
1799 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889


St. Ann Cemetery, Rhode Island
73 Church Street
Cranston, RI 02920


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