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Catherine "Kay" M. (LaFazia) Deion

June 10, 1930 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 89)




DEION, Catherine M. “Kay”, (LaFazia), 89, of Greenacres, Florida, formerly of Johnston, RI, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 9, 2020 at Manor Care of Boynton Beach, Florida.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Deion, who passed away in 2018.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Emil and Anna (Peloso) LaFazia.  She resided in Greenacres, Florida since 2004 previously living in Johnston for many years.

Kay was a devote born again Christian.

She is survived by two sons, Wayne Deion and his wife Sharon and Paul Deion and his wife Lynne; a sister, Lois Guilford of West Warwick; five grandchildren, Kendra, Jason, Kurt, Olivia and Jay; four great grandchildren and a son-in-law, Kenneth Howell.  She was the mother of the late Catherine “Camie” Howell and sister of the late Dorothy Danella, Raymond LaFazia and George LaFazia.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 10:45 -11:45 in the PRATA –GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 78 Providence Street, West Warwick.  There will be no service at the cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 in memory of Kay’s daughter, Camie.

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March 19, 2020

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Prata-Gallogly Funeral Home
78 Providence Street
West Warwick, RI 02893


Alzheimer's Association, RI Chapter
245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence RI 02906

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