The following is an obituary notice for Olivia Rotondo, a University of New Hampshire student who died over the weekend:
Olivia Noel Rotondo, 20, of North Providence, passed away Saturday August 31, 2013 at Metropolitan Hospital Center, Manhattan.
Olivia was born in Stoneham, MA on May 17, 1993. She was the loving daughter of David A. and Dorothy (Sweeney) Rotondo. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her cherished sister, Julianne Rotondo; paternal grandparents, Henry and Nancy (Silva) Rotondo; maternal grandparents, Francis and Marie (Pezzole) Sweeney; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Olivia was a junior at the University of New Hampshire and a member of the UNH Dance team. She attended Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket, RI and was a member of the State Championship Cheerleading team. Olivia was a dancer at Cheryl’s School of Dance for 15 years and was the recipient of the Boston Dance Teacher Association’s Ballet Scholarship. Olivia and her family are members of Saint Augustine Church of Providence RI.
Calling hours will be Thursday 4-8 PM at the A.A Mariani and Son Funeral Home, 200 Hawkins St. Providence. Funeral Friday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI. Interment will follow in St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston, RI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Olivia’s favorite charity in her memory to Rett Syndrome Research Trust, 67 Under Cliff Rd., Trumbull, Ct. 06611.