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In Memory of

Lydia C. Masi

April 30, 1924 - September 8, 2017

Obituary


Lydia C. Masi, formerly of North Providence, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 8, 2017.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emily (Savastano) Romano.

Mrs. Masi graduated from Boston University College of Music and sang with the Boston Choral Art Society. She had previously studied at Carnegie Hall, a member of the Mnemosyne Society of RI and a member of the Metacomet Country Club. She sang professionally under the name Lydia Lee with the Ed Drew Orchestra, with Lanny Ross at Radio...

Lydia C. Masi, formerly of North Providence, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 8, 2017.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emily (Savastano) Romano.

Mrs. Masi graduated from Boston University College of Music and sang with the Boston Choral Art Society. She had previously studied at Carnegie Hall, a member of the Mnemosyne Society of RI and a member of the Metacomet Country Club. She sang professionally under the name Lydia Lee with the Ed Drew Orchestra, with Lanny Ross at Radio City Music Hall, and with Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Besides her husband, Robert A. Masi Sr., she leaves a son, Robert A. Masi Jr. and his wife Constance of Cumberland, a daughter, Paula A. Masi of Denver, Colorado; 3 grandchildren, Michaela L. Masi, Gregory J. Masi and Courtney Hosterman; 2 great-grandchildren, Sadie Alyse Hosterman and Henry E. Hosterman; and her beloved niece, Donna Rizzo. She was the sister of the late Dr. Gene Romano, Rose Marie Cordisco and Lillian Scarpetti.

Funeral services will be private. A Memorial Mass for Lydia will be scheduled at a later date. Donations in Lydia's memory may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.