Lucy M. (Santilli) Lancellotta

September 20, 1923 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Lucy Lancellotta Obituary

Lucy M. Lancellotta, 100, of West Warwick, RI, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 21, 2023 at West View Nursing Home, West Warwick, RI. Born on September 20, 1923, in Warwick, RI, she was the wife of the late Michael S. Lancellotta and the daughter of the late Nicola and Maria (Tortola) Santilli.

Lucy was a Librarian for Champlin Library, West Warwick, RI, for twenty-five years before retiring in 1988. Prior to that she was a seamstress at the The Big Royal Mills, West Warwick, RI, where she sewed aviator jackets for World War II serviceman. Lucy was a 1973 graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Library-Media Technical Assistance. She enjoyed the outdoors and the beach, playing her guitar, singing, gardening, crocheting, watching sporting events and being with friends and family enjoying good food and conversation.

Lucy is survived by two sons; Michael N. Lancellotta and his wife Janet, William J. Lancellotta and Teresa, a daughter; Anne M. McArdle and her husband Tim, a brother; Tony Santilli, six grandchildren; Donald Nester, Amy Siemmao and her husband Jake, Beth Travers and her husband Jon, David McArdle and his wife Wendy, Diana Lancellotta and Scott and Lauren Lancellotta and ten great grandchildren; Rachael, Michael, Zachary, Zoey, Angelica, Madison, Jackson, Charlie, Timmy and Lucy. She was predeceased by a daughter; Nancy M. Nester, three brothers; John Santilli, Felix Santilli, Nicholas Santilli, four sisters; Gina Pizzi, Pierina Rossi, Laura Riccio and Clara Brum.

Lucy’s services will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations in her name can be made to your local food bank.

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