Denise A (Sarandrea) Caranci 51, of Cranston, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. She was the beloved wife of 20 years to Michael Caranci. Born in Providence, she was the loving daughter of Joseph Sarandrea jr. and Jacqueline (Lemoi) Sarandrea of Johnston , and the late Giovanna (Peluso) Sarandrea. Denise was a Registered Nurse , working for several healthcare locations throughout the State of Rhode Island. Besides her husband and parents she is survived by her loving children: Keanna M. Caranci , Courtney D. Caranci and Matthew M. Caranci all of Cranston; her dear siblings Joseph R. Sarandrea of Florida and John J. Sarandrea of Cranston. She was the sister in-law of Lynn (Caranci) Carter and her husband Steven of Johnston, and aunt of Sebastian Carter of Johnston and godmother of Tabitha Medeiros of Johnston; and is also survive by many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was Special Sister to : Andrew Nassef , Michele Brogno , Michael Nassef Jr. , and a foster parent for 15 years to countless children. Denise was the daughter in-law of the late Luigi and Marie Caranci. Her visiting hours will be held on Tuesday evening from 4-7 pm in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory 1278 Park Ave., Cranston. Funeral from the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Mary’s Church, Cranston. Burial and committal prayers to follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston.