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Carol A. (Rusnak) Girelli

February 26, 1945 ~ September 2, 2022 (age 77)


Carol A. (Rusnak) Girelli, 77, of Cranston, passed away peacefully September 2, 2022, at Stillwater Nursing Home, Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Girelli. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Paul and Evelyn (Abbanante) Rusnak.

Mrs. Girelli was an office worker in the accounts receivable department for the Colibri Group in Cranston before retiring.

She was the beloved mother of Cheryl Melise and her husband Ralph. Loving grandmother of Carmella, Dina, and Giuliana Melise. Sister of Paula Koch and her husband John, Michael Rusnak and his wife Christine, and Stephen Rusnak.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial Friday, Sept. 9 at 10 am in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1804 Atwood Ave. Johnston. Burial will be private. Following Carol’s expressed wishes, calling hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation 30 East 33rd Street New York, NY10016. Please share memories at

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Mass of Christian Burial
September 9, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Robert Bellarmine Church
1804 Atwood Ave.
Johnston, RI 02919

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