2011-02-10 / Obituaries

Katherine “Kitty” R. (Leonard) Cuomo

Katherine “Kitty” R. (Leonard) Cuomo, of Jamestown, passed away Feb. 1, 2011, at South County Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Amadeo G. Cuomo for 68 years.

Born in Willington, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Herman and Gladys Leonard. She is survived by her children: Sharon Weiser of Springfield, Ill.; Betty Jane Fagundes and her husband Mark of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; David Cuomo and his wife Gail of Warwick; and Armand Cuomo of Pawcatuck, Conn. Cuomo was the grandmother of seven and the great-grandmother of 11. She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Faye Cuomo, and two grandchildren, Kristen Fagundes and Jeffrey Cuomo. She was the sister of H. Joseph Leonard and his wife Andrea of Swansea, Mass., and Gladys Gregory and her husband Norman of Greenville. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Cuomo worked at Mine Safety Appliances Company in Esmond for many years, retiring in 1985.

Her funeral service was held on Feb. 10 at the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home in North Kingstown. Burial was held at R.I. Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Heart Association.

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