Janet Morrocco

Morrocco, Janet R.N., 79, died April 21, 2011 in Providence at the Philip Hulitar Center, Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, with her family by her side. 

Born on October 6, 1931, in Providence she attended North Providence High School. A Registered Nurse, she was a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island where she received her diplomas in nursing. She was devoted to her profession and to those whom she cared for. During her nursing career she worked at Eleanor Slater, Kent County Memorial and Rhode Island State Hospital, as well as other medical facilities in Rhode Island and Florida where she subsequently resided for more than ten years. 

She returned to Rhode Island in 2010 and was a parishioner of Saint Anthony’s Church in North Providence where she attended many functions at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center. Prior to moving to Florida, she was an active member of the Western Cranston Garden Club. Her interests included music, sewing and her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed travelling, visiting Ireland, England, France, Austria, Italy Australia and New Zealand.

Mrs. Morrocco is survived by her sisters, Frances Law, Sister Jacinta; her two sons and their spouses, John and Megan Morrocco of Bethesda, MD and Craig and Katherine Morrocco of Greenfield, NH; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Tony Morrocco, and her daughter, Gail Morrocco.

Her family would like to express their sincere thanks to the nursing staffs at Miriam Hospital, Mt. Saint Rita Health Centre and the Philip Hulitar Center Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island for their professionalism and compassion. As per her wishes, there will be no calling hours. A private graveside memorial service will be held. Donations may be sent in lieu of flowers to Home and Hospice Care of RI. or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Mount St Rita Health Centre - 04/26/2011

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies for your loss. Thank you for allowing us to care for your mother. May your memories of this lovely lady bring you peace. The residents and staff at Mount St Rita Health Centre.

Deborah King / Kenneth Wright - 04/28/2011

I had not heard from Janet for many years until one day a few weeks ago she called me to see if my Dad was still alive. We had a lovely conversation and at no time did she let me know that she was ill. She told me she was in this apartment that she did not like. My thoughts and prayers are with you. My Dad has been in a nursing home for the past 4 years, he will be joining your Mom soon. They met at a Social Club and did ballroom dancing together. I am so sorry, and I know she is at peace.

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