Barbara R. Dagesi

Heaven gained another beautiful soul with the passing of Barbara Rose Dagesi, 88, who finally made her journey home on Wednesday December 27, 2017. Barbara was preceded in death by her late husband John Vincent Dagesi of Cranston, RI. She is survived by her loving daughters; Lisa Davis and Laura Vannini. Also surviving is her two son in laws; Ralph Davis and Michael Vannini along with her grandchildren; Matthew Davis, Elise Zajac and husband Chris Zajac, Gianna Vannini, Michael Vannini, and Peter Vannini. Barbara also had one great grandchild, six month old Savannah Jane Zajac. A true believer in equality and peace, Barbara spoke up for those who could not. She lived for the beauty found in nature and believed in preserving all of God's gifts on this earth. Barbara was employed for years as a Meal Site Manager at St. Elizabeth's Community and Dexter Manor. This devoted mother, grandmother, and teacher to many will be greatly missed by many family and friends but her steadfast spirit will live on in those who are dedicated to spread her legacy of love.

A private service was held at The Butterfield Home and Chapel on Saturday, December 30th. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to one of Barbara's favorite charities; Meals on Wheels.

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Nancy Crosby - 12/29/2017

Laura and family,
Your mother was a spitfire! I remember quite a few Halloweens with her sitting outside and having fun. May she rest in peace.

Sandi Babon - 12/30/2017

Aunt Barbara will bring sunshine along her eternal path.....She is a pure soul and will always remain in my memories....Love you dear Cousins.

Jamy Pingeton - 12/30/2017

Karen and I send our condolences. I have nothing but the fondest of memories of my Aunt Barbara throughout my years of growing up. I remember her and all the Aunties always being there for all of us. She will be greatly missed, however I know that one day I, along with everyone else will see her once again in Heaven.

Marc Poulin - 01/02/2018

My deepest condolences to all family members. Matt always spoke with great respect and admiration for "Grandma Barbara"

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