Evelyn Fargnoli


Age: 93

the first female president of the Providence City Council who became the second woman to serve on the council in 1982 when she was elected in a special election to fill a vacancy left by her late husband, City Council president Ralph Fargnoli, and who was elected president in 1996 after serving as acting president for 18 months, but who retired in 1998 after 16 years on the council.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: November 5, 1923

Died: June 8, 2017

Providence, Rhode Island