Frances 'Dolly' Ohanian, 84

She was the wife of the late Samuel Ohanian for 63 years; calling hours are today from 4 to 8 pm at Perry-McStay Funeral Home.

Frances "Dolly" (Cicerelli) Ohanian, of East Providence, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, February 21, 2013. She was 84.

She was the wife of the late Samuel Ohanian for 63 years. Born in East Providence on July 12, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angelina (Sirignano) Cicerelli.

She was the mother of Cathleen Paniccia and her husband Joseph and James Ohanian and his wife Kimberly, all of Cranston. She was the grandmother of Lindsey Beaulieu and her husband Wesley and Hannah Rose Ohanian. She is survived also by her niece Barbara Cicerelli of San Francisco, nephew Michael Cicerelli of East Providence, and many family members and friends.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 9 am from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Martha's Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery.

Calling hours are today from 4-8 pm.

Flowers kindly omitted. Contributions to Miriam Hospital Oncology Program, P.O. Box H, Providence, Rhode Island 02901 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be appreciated.


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