Elvira Tesarek

Elvira Tesarek

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

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Obituary for Elvira L. Tesarek (Primiano)

Elvira L. (Primiano) Tesarek, 88, of Barrington, RI, died, Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Miriam Hospital, Providence.

Born in Warren, RI, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Saviano) Primiano.

Mrs. Tesarek worked for the Bristol County Head Start Program as a pre-school teacher for 25 years, retiring in 1997. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and grand dogs, Coco and Puddles. Mrs. Tesarek was a Communicant of St. Alexanders Church.

She is survived by her daughter Kristin Patterson and her husband David of Barrington, RI, and two grandchildren, Ryan Patterson and Rachael Patterson. She was the sister of the late, Peter Primiano, Michael Primiano, David Primiano, Joseph Primiano, and Mary Merolla.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 10AM, in St. Alexander’s Cemetery, Warren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rhode Island SPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI, 02915.

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Arrangements are by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI.

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  • Service

    December 5, 2020 |
    St. Alexander Cemetery
    Greenlawn Avenue
    Warren, Rhode Island
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    December 5, 2020
  • Interment

    St. Alexander Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Warren, Rhode Island
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Aunt Dorris, Cathy and Tommy sent flowers to the family of Elvira L. Tesarek (Primiano).
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Aunt Dorris, Cathy and Tommy sent flowers to the family of Elvira L. Tesarek (Primiano).
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Aunt Dorris, Cathy and Tommy

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Comment | Posted at 01:17pm via Floral Arrangements

Diane Nelson

Kristin, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a nice lady. Always saying hello to me when walking by my backyard on Warren Ave. I remember my mom telling me that she would ask how I was when I moved out. She will always be a part of childhood memories. Diane Karcz Nelson
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