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Adele L. Sigafose

Adele Lucia (Pagliaro) Sigafose, 88, formerly of Springfield, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2022, surrounded by family. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Emily (Santini) Pagliaro.

Adele will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother with a gentle heart & soul who loved to laugh. Along with making memories with her family, some of her favorite pastimes were drawing, playing the piano, swimming, being a part of her bowling league and ice skating.

She was predeceased by her son, Steven Sigafose.

Adele is survived by her son, Robert (Lisa), daughters, Chris Tassinari & Carla Kennedy (John), brother, Michael Pagliaro, grandchildren, Gina Ryan (Gene), Vinnie Fuda (Elizabeth), Steven, Andrew & Amanda Sigafose, and Debbie Hill, 11 great-grandchildren, extended family & dear friends.

A very special thank you goes to all of the staff, who were more like family, at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow.

Adele’s wake will be Tuesday, January 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Tazzini Funeral Home, 22 Locust Street in Springfield. Her Liturgy of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Wednesday morning at 11, meeting at St. Mary’s Parish in Longmeadow; burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association at

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