Our Obituaries

Diana Procaccini

June 26, 1930 - November 14, 2017

Diana Procaccini, 87, Clarence Street, Providence, passed away November 14, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Maria (Spremulli) Procaccini.Diana worked for Uncas Manufacturing for 39 years before retiring.She was the adored aunt to several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Michael, Daniel and Louis Procaccini, Antonetta Squatrito, Maria...
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Alma E. Ripa

May 3, 1922 - November 7, 2017

Alma E. (Pannone) Ripa, 95, formerly of Lowell Avenue, Providence passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 in the St. Elizabeth Home, East Greenwich. She was the wife of the late Eugene T. Ripa, Sr. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angelina (D'Agnillo) Pannone. She was the loving mother of Eugene T. Ripa, Jr. and his wife Helen, Diane Ripa Smith and her...
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Donna E. Ciccone

May 5, 1951 - November 3, 2017

Donna E. (Guertin) Ciccone, 66 of Cherry Valley Road, Chepachet passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 3, 2017. She was the devoted wife for 44 years to Paul Ciccone. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John and Wanda J. (Salvadore) Guertin. Donna was the true matriarch of the family, from being a fiercely protective and loving mother to a gracious...
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Phyllis Proia

September 24, 1927 - November 2, 2017

Phyllis Proia, 90 formerly of Gladstone Street, Cranston passed away peacefully November 2, 2017 at Cherry Hill Manor. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Assunta (Colafrancesco) ProiaPhyllis was an assistant manager for Snyder Leather for 20 years.She was the sister of the late Guido and Americo Proia, Anna Amitrano and Norma Maddalena and aunt to several nieces and...
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Carmen A. Laguna

July 6, 1936 - November 1, 2017

Carmen A. Laguna of Providence sadly passed away at her home on November 1, 2017 at the age of 81. Born in Naguabo, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Damasa Molina and Cecilio Laguna.Carmen was happily married to the late Placido Sierra for over 50 years. She was the mother of Nelida Sierra, Carmen Nivar, Iris Colon, Enrique Sierra, Carmen Delia Sierra and the late Placido Sierra and...
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Carolina Pace

February 16, 1926 - October 29, 2017

Carolina (Vidiri) Pace, 91 of Union Avenue, Providence passed away October 29, 2017. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Pace. Born in Caserta, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Carolina (Viscardi) Vidiri. She was the mother of Anna Arrigo, Lois Botelho and James, Frank, Joseph and Robert L. Pace; grandmother of 10; great grandmother of 4 and sister of Gennaro Vidiri,...
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Walter O. DiSanto

August 1, 1924 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Carmela DiCicco

April 7, 1916 - October 22, 2017

Carmela (Zeoli) DiCicco, 101 of Stella Street, Providence passed away October 22, 2017. She was the wife of the late Pasquale DiCicco.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Michele and Michelina (Quarranta) Zeoli.She was the mother of Anthony DiCicco of Warwick and sister of the late Mary DeCesare, Jennie Colavecchio, Elsie Russo and Joseph Zeoli. She was also the aunt to several...
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Dennis J. Adamo

November 2, 1951 - October 10, 2017

Dennis J. Adamo, 65, of DiPonte Drive, Johnston passed away October 10, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Raimonda (Cardilli) Adamo. Born in Providence, he was the son of Hilda (Cabral) Adamo and the late Anthony Adamo.Dennis was a master carpenter for many years before retiring.He was the cherished father of Rhonda and Renee Adamo; loving grandfather of 4; brother of Anthony and...
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Vito Catauro

July 12, 1928 - October 8, 2017

Vito Catauro, 89, of Oaktree Drive, Johnston passed away October 8, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Mary (Parisi) Catauro.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Iginio and Maria "Louise" (Fascia) Catauro.Vito was a superintendent for the Imperial Knife Co. for many years before retiring. He was also an U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member...
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Maria Campopiano

November 9, 1929 - October 7, 2017

Marie "Nonnie" (DiFruscio) Campopiano, 87 of Pocasset Street, Johnston passed away October 7, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Alfred Campopiano. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Carmino and Antonetta (Verrilla) DiFruscio.Marie was the mother of Donna Mercurio and Roseann Lawton; grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 12. She was also the sister of Gustina...
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John R. Benjamin

November 22, 1934 - October 6, 2017

John R. Benjamin, 82 of Rockwood Avenue, Cranston, passed away October 6, 2017. He was the husband of the late Angela (Pazienza) Benjamin. He was the son of the late Alice (Congdon) Fellela and stepson of the late Alfred Fellela. John was an ironworker for Local 37 for many years before retiring.He was the father of John R. Benjamin, Jr., Michael Benjamin, Lisa DeCesare and Michelle...
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Julio A. Pichardo

November 22, 1936 - October 5, 2017

Julio A. Pichardo, 80 of New York Avenue, Providence, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2017. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was the son of the late Alberto Pichardo and Rosa Elvira Garcia.Julio came to the U.S. in 1979 and worked for the Hilton Hotel in New York City for 25 years.He was the husband of Eduvigis Monsanto; father of Julio, Dinapoles and Edward Pichardo, Berenice Taveras,...
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Rita M. McSweeney

April 7, 1923 - September 26, 2017

Rita M. (Faubert) McSweeney passed away peacefully on September 26, 2017 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Francis McSweeney, Jr. Born and raised in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Brayman) Faubert.Together, Rita and Gene raised their family in Cranston, Rhode Island before retiring in Sarasota, Florida. She was a longtime employee of...
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Ronald MacGregor

July 3, 1945 - September 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Evelyn Danella

January 7, 1912 - September 5, 2017

Evelyn (LaFazzia) Danella, of Providence passed away peacefully on September 5, 2017 in Elmhurst Extended Care at the age of 105. She was the wife of the late Trent Danella.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinando and Maria (Marcello) LaFazzia.She is survived by her three sons, Trent R. Danella, Robert S. Danella and Joseph C. Danella, all of Johnston. She was also the...
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Helen Galasso

November 14, 1928 - September 4, 2017

Helen (Turchetta) Galasso, 88 of Phenix Avenue, Cranston passed away September 4, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Cosimo S. Galasso for 70 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria (Migarelli) Turchetta. She was the loving mother of Nancy Izzo and her husband Stephen and the late Cosimo S. Galasso, Jr.; adored grandmother of Stephanie and Stacia Izzo...
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Secundino Flores

February 18, 1950 - August 29, 2017

Secundino Flores, Jr. 67, of Providence passed away August 29, 2017 in Elmwood Health Center. Born in El Salvador, he was the son of the late Secundino and Mercedes (Villatoro) Flores.He was the father of Jose and Marisol Flores and grandfather of 8. He was also the brother of David, Romeo, Pablo, Saul, Salomón Pacas, Blanca and Norma.Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 5:00 PM...
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Anna E. Caracciolo

July 4, 1936 - August 24, 2017

Anna E. (Folcarelli) Caracciolo, 81 of Johnston passed away August 24, 2017. She was the wife of 42 years to John Caracciolo.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Tomaso and Francesca (D'Amata) Folcarelli.Anna worked for Sea Board Foundry of Johnston as Office Manager for 50 years until its closing. She was also a well-known Opera singer. Anna performed with stars from the...
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Edmond F. Varan

April 26, 1941 - August 23, 2017

Edmond F. Varan 76, of Providence, passed away peacefully at home on August 23, 2017 with his devoted wife of 34 years by his side. He was the beloved husband of Carol M. Sullivan. Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph S. Varan and Anna (Tabela) Allen.Ed was of an easy going nature always willing to lend a hand. He loved baseball and the New York Yankees and enjoyed coaching...
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Michael D. Kuras

July 24, 1969 - August 21, 2017

Michael D. Kuras, 48 of Mary Street, Pawtucket passed away August 21, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Mia (Ranallo) Kuras and devoted son of the late Thomas and Patricia A. (Wall) Kuras.Michael was a security guard for 25 years. His greatest passion was spending time with his son, Jacob as they shared a love for baseball and football. He was the cherished father of Jacob Michael Kuras;...
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Lucille G. Lombardo

August 4, 1943 - August 17, 2017

Lucille G. (Lanzi) Lombardo, 74 of Green Valley Drive, Johnston, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 56 years to Henry Lombardo and daughter of the late Arthur and Viola (Ricci) Lanzi.Lucille was the activities director at Morgan Health Center for 20 years. She was also a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church and was instrumental in starting the Prayer...
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Mark A. Blanchette

March 25, 1961 - August 15, 2017

Mark A. Blanchette, 56, of Lafayette Street, Johnston passed away unexpectedly on August 15, 2017 at home. He was husband of 25 years to Michele (Guertin) Blanchette.Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Claire (Delisle) Blanchette and the late Robert Blanchette.Mark was employed by Sysco, Inc. for 15 years before retiring.He was the brother of Michael, Kevin and Keith Blanchette and Denise...
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Jeanne E. Gresens

May 15, 1921 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Michael A. Rocchio

February 23, 1987 - August 9, 2017

Michael A. Rocchio, 30, of Old Farm Road, East Greenwich passed away on August 9, 2017. Born in Providence he was the beloved son of John A. Rocchio, Jr. and Diane (Lombardo) Rocchio.Michael was a purchasing agent for the family owned business, John Rocchio Corporation of Smithfield, RI. He was the beloved brother of John A. Rocchio, III and his wife Florencia and Nicholas Rocchio; uncle of...
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Lorraine M. McMahon

April 8, 1929 - August 6, 2017

Lorraine M. (Daglieri) McMahon, 88 of Massasoit Avenue, East Providence passed away August 6, 2017. She was the wife of the late Owen McMahon. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Pasco and Mary (Cordeau) Daglieri. Lorraine was a teacher's aide for the Providence School Department for many years before retiring. She also was well known for her witty sense of humor and contagious...
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Rocco J. Piccirilli

October 24, 1947 - August 5, 2017

Rocco John Piccirilli, age 69, of Chepachet, RI, died on August 5, 2017 in Providence, RI. Rocco was born and raised in Providence and is preceded in death by his parents John and Pauline (Laurenzo) Piccirilli. He is survived by his sister, Maria E. Piccirilli, of Bristol, RI. He graduated high school from LaSalle Academy, and earned a BS in Science from the College of Santa Fe, where he was a...
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Rosalie E. Tartaglia

May 9, 1939 - August 4, 2017

Rosalie E. (Geremia) Tartaglia, 78 of Greenville Avenue, Johnston passed away August 4, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Ronald Tartaglia.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ludovico and Angela (Manera) Geremia.Rosalie was the Activities Director for Bay Towers and later Morgan Health Center for 17 years before retiring.She was the mother of Ronald Tartaglia, Jr. and...
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Fortuna Falvo

August 12, 1938 - July 31, 2017

Fortuna "Dodie" (Migliaccio) Falvo, 78, passed away July 31, 2017. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Domenic and Louisa (Roberto) Migliaccio; loving mother of Lynn Falvo and Richard Falvo and his wife Kim Bennett; sister of John and Nick Migliaccio, Clara Capraro and the late Jerry Migliaccio. Visitation will be held Saturday, 9-11 a.m. in the Romano Funeral Home, 627 Union...
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Catherine Lisi

September 26, 1926 - July 23, 2017

Catherine "Katy" (Bonafiglia) Lisi, 90, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2017 in Morgan Health Center, Johnston. She was the wife of the late Frank Lisi and daughter of the late Giuseppe and Elvira (DiOrio) Bonafiglia.Catherine worked at the Crown Pearl Co. and Arden Jewelry Co. until her retirement. She loved spending her time with her children, grandsons and family.Katy was the mother of...
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Joseph Angelo Menna

July 1, 1928 - July 18, 2017

Joseph A. Menna, 89, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2017 at Cedar Crest Nursing Centre, Cranston. He was the husband of Lottie M. (Lettieri) Menna for 63 years. Born in the Silver Lake section of Providence, he was the son of the late Stefano and Ida (Pazienza) Menna.Joe loved sports, and especially playing baseball. He was a coach for many years for Silver Lake Little League...
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June Perrino

October 7, 1955 - July 17, 2017

June Perrino, 61 of Vine Street, Johnston passed away July 17, 2017 in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the domestic partner of Lori Adamo.Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Angelina (Mascio) Perrino.June loved to fish and watch dolphins. She also enjoyed swimming and tanning.She was the step mother of Cristian Adamo and Michelle June Perrino; sister of Gail...
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Raymond O. Dumas

February 26, 1931 - July 5, 2017

Raymond O. Dumas, 86 of Woonsocket and formerly of Florida passed away on July 5, 2017. He was the husband of the late Germaine (Marchand) DumasBorn in West Warren, MA, he was the son of the late Leo and Jeanette (Trudeau) Dumas.Raymond, along with his wife Germaine owned and operated Neighborhood Convalescent Home on Daggett Avenue in Pawtucket for many years before retiring in 1989 and moving...
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Amato Corsetti

June 4, 1922 - June 27, 2017

Amato "Mutt" Corsetti, 95 of Ashby Street, Johnston passed away June 27, 2017. He was the husband of the late Florence (Lombardo) Corsetti. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Josephine (Caputo) Corsetti.Amato was a letter carrier of the U.S. Postal Service for many years before retiring. He was also a WW II Navy Veteran.He was the father of James and Raymond...
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Francisco Bautista

August 22, 1923 - June 26, 2017

Francisco Bautista, 93, of Elmwood Avenue, Providence passed away June 26, 2017 in Elmwood Health Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Maria (Santiago) Bautista.Born in the Dominican Republic, he was the son of the late Emilio and Elvira (Jimenez) Bautista.He was the father of Miguel, Leocio, Francisco, Manuel and Olmedo Bautista and Anna Felix; grandfather of 17 and great...
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Charles B. Yattaw

August 13, 1948 - June 24, 2017

Charles B. Yattaw, 68 of Presidential Place, Cranston passed away at home on June 24, 2017.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Costa) Yattaw.Charles worked for International Supply of Cranston. He was the father of Andrea Pentabona; grandfather of Francesca and brother of Michael and Hubert Yattaw, Carol Paolissi and the late Nancy Yattaw.His funeral services...
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Eugene N. Sanzi

January 19, 1923 - June 21, 2017

Eugene N. Sanzi, Jr., 94 of Randall Street, Johnston and formerly of Providence passed away on June 21, 2017. He was the husband of the late Rose (Caramante) Sanzi.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Eugene and Helen (Conlon) Sanzi.Eugene was employed at the Davisville Seabee Warehouse for many years before retiring. He was also a WW II Navy Veteran.He was the father of William J....
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Robert A. Ronzio, Sr.

January 23, 1931 - June 19, 2017

Robert A. Ronzio, Sr., 86, formerly of North Palm Beach, Florida and Warwick passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony and Helen (Campopiano) Ronzio; husband of Lillian (Macari) Ronzio; father of Robert A. Ronzio, Jr., Roberta Ronzio Morrissey and Ronald M. Ronzio; grandfather of Anthony and Samantha Ronzio and great grandfather of Elena...
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Evelyn C. Moan

February 2, 1926 - June 16, 2017

Evelyn C. (Costanzo) Moan, 91, of Elwyn Street Cranston passed away June 16, 2017. She was the wife of the late Frederick Moan.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Lucia (DiMaio) Costanzo.Evelyn was the mother of April Phillips, Rolinda LeBlanc and the late Francis Warren; mother in law of Marianne Warren; grandmother of 8; great grandmother of 14 and great great...
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Anna Cipriano

April 22, 1922 - June 9, 2017

Anna (Palmisano) Cipriano, 95, the "Queen of Morgan Health Center", passed away peacefully on June 9, 2017. She was the wife of the late Luigi Cipriano, Jr.Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Sam and Carrie (Palumbo) Palmisano.Anna was the mother of Kenneth Giansanti and Susan Calise and her husband Robert, Sr.; grandmother of Michele, Raena and Robert, Jr. and sister of Carol...
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Benedetto A. Volpe

March 19, 1924 - June 2, 2017

Benedetto "Benny" A. Volpe, 93 of Linwood Drive, Johnston passed away June 2, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Ricci) Volpe.Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Benedetto and Lucrezia (Suale) Volpe. Benny was a carpenter for many years before retiring. He was also a WW II Army Veteran, a member of both the Local 94and the Kelley-Gazerro VFW Post and a communicant...
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David Frank Johnson

February 24, 1969 - May 22, 2017

David F. Johnson, age 48, of Branch Avenue, Providence and formerly of Willimantic, CT passed away May 22, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Betty Ann (Myers) Whitehead. David was the father of Sierra Kelley and her husband Zachary Washburn of Suffield, CT; grandfather of Maxwell Washburn; brother of George Johnson, Jr., Alan Johnson and Brian Johnson and nephew of Patricia...
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Betty M. Dennis

October 3, 1927 - May 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Brian Henderson

October 24, 1957 - May 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Candace L. Douglas

December 12, 1957 - May 11, 2017

Candace L. (Davis) Douglas, 59 of West Street, Providence passed away May 11, 2017. She was the wife of Paul A. Douglas Born in Providence, she was the daughter of Marion (Cady) Davis and the late Joseph Davis.Candace was the mother of Carmino and Joseph Rosati; grandmother of Joseph, Jr. and sister of Joseph, Jr., Dennis and Phillip Davis, Sharon Saran, Lorraine Parrillo, Joyce Majors, Carol...
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Jamey John Scheer

November 3, 1971 - May 10, 2017

Jamey J. Scheer, 45 of Whittlesey Road, Johnston passed away May 10, 2017. He was the loving husband of Shawn (Narcovich) Scheer.Born in Providence, he was the son of Harvey Scheer and the late Vivian (DiSano) Brazil and her husband John.Jamey was the father of Jamey J. Scheer Jr., Lindsay Scheer and Justin Scheer; grandfather of October-Lee, Steven, Jr., Annabelle and Gabriella; brother of...
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Daniel L. Gargano

June 9, 1932 - April 25, 2017

Daniel L. Gargano, 84 of Priscilla Avenue, Providence passed away April 25, 2017. He was the husband of Barbara (McCoy) Gargano.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Marandola) Gargano. Dan worked for the City of Providence for 20 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War after serving for 3years and of the National Guard after 37 years.He also loved to...
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Rafael D. Fernandez

August 1, 1941 - April 23, 2017

Rafael David Fernandez, a 75-year-old resident of Providence, Rhode Island, passed away on April 23rd, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. David was born August 1,1941 in Laguna De Moca, Dominican Republic. He was a retired businessman and was extremely involved in the St. Michael's church community. David is survived by his wife Tomasina Fernandez; his three sons David, Luis, and Arnaldo; his...
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Theresa Ann Sutcliffe

May 24, 1937 - April 22, 2017

Theresa A. (Castrechini) Sutcliffe, 79 of Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston passed away April 22, 2017. She was the wife of the late Gino D'Ambra and the late Ernest Sutfcliffe.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Assunta (Geremia) Castrechini . Theresa was the mother of Gene D'Ambra; sister of Joseph Castrechini and Sylvia Cifelli and her husband Joseph and aunt of...
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Michael Paul Bennett

June 7, 1979 - April 20, 2017

Michael P. Bennett, age 37, of Cranston Street, Cranston passed away April 20, 2017 in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Irma (Bermudez) Bennett.Born in Providence, Michael was the son of Robert Bennett and the late Nancy A. (Boler) Bennett.Michael was a warehouse manager for Displays2go in Fall River for 17 years.He was the father of Felicite Taylor, Isabella Michelle Bennett...
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Louis J. Regine

June 25, 1922 - April 18, 2017

Louis Joseph Regine, Jr., "Lou" of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, formerly of Middletown and North Providence, Rhode Island died peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital on April 18, 2017. He was 94 years old. He is survived by his devoted wife of seventy years, Elaine Frances Laudati, their six children and their spouses, Susan and Warren DeSaulnier of Chelmsford, MA and Palm Beach Gardens,...
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James Joseph Tasca Gellerman

July 10, 1961 - April 9, 2017

James Tasca Gellerman, also called Slugger, passed away at age 55 on April 9, 2017. James leaves behind his wife Kim Tasca of Johnston and two sons Daniel Santilli of Arkansas and Richard Santilli of Johnston. He also leaves behind his mother Jean Gellerman of Johnston, three sisters, Debra Holmander, Karen Gellerman and Tammy Lambrese. He was also the son of the late Richard Gomes and brother...
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Maria Ann Sabetta

June 27, 1963 - April 2, 2017

Maria A. Sabetta, 53 formerly of Silver Lake Avenue, Providence passed away April 2, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Anna (Cannata) Sabetta.Maria earned a BA in mathematics from Rhode Island College and went on to teach for the Foster Glocester Regional School System before retiring due to illness. Maria displayed tremendous courage and a strong will to...
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Pasquale Carmine Marinaro

July 16, 1930 - April 2, 2017

Pasquale C. Marinaro, 86, of Furlong Street, Cranston passed away April 2, 2017. He was the husband of the Claire L. (Masello) Marinaro. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Antoinette Marinaro.Pat was a supervisor for Star Market for over 45 years. He was also a sharp shooter in U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a hard worker who enjoyed boating, gardening,...
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Pasco Meo

August 9, 1948 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Anthony G. Catuto

October 6, 1924 - March 23, 2017

Anthony G. Catuto, 92 of Oaklawn Avenue, Cranston passed away on March 23, 2017. He was the husband of Anna (Lonardo) Catuto. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Antonio and Angelina Catuto.Mr. Catuto work at Quonsett Point as an airplane mechanic for many years before retiring. He was also a WW II Navy Veteran and a member of the VFW Post #14 in Cumberland, RI.He was the father of...
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Elena Pitocchi

November 1, 1929 - March 22, 2017

Elena Pitocchi, 87, formerly of Prudence Avenue, Providence, passed away March 22, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Angelina (Vestano) Pitocchi and sister of the late Michele, Antonio and Frank Pitocchi. Elena worked for the Providence School Department for 38 years. She loved to travel, play cards, attend theater and films and gamble. She is the aunt of...
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Thomas D. TUCCI

March 18, 1931 - March 18, 2017

Thomas D. Tucci, 86, of Cowesett Road, Warwick passed away March 18, 2017. He was the husband of the late Alma (Otis) Tucci.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Bruno and Rose (Mazza) Tucci.Tom was auctioneer for the U.S. Government for 28 years before retiring. He was also a U. S. Marine Veteran of the Korean War. He was the father of Thomas D. Tucci and his wife Mary Pat, John...
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Edward William Stravato

March 1, 1944 - March 17, 2017

Edward "Eddy" W. Stravato, 73 of Johnston passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 17, 2017 in the VA Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of 34 years to Carol Ann (Caprio) Stravato.Born in the Silver Lake section of Providence, he was the son of the late Louis and Rose (D'Agnillo) Stravato.Eddy graduated Johnson & Wales and became an engineering tech for the State of R...
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Michael Giacheri

September 11, 1922 - March 17, 2017

Michael "Mike' Giacheri, 94 of Vincent Drive, Johnston passed away March 17, 2017. He was the husband of the late Edith (Razza) Giacheri.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Acqualino and Ida (Angeli) Giaccheri.Mike was a shop steward for the Narragansett Brewery for many years before retiring. He was also a WW II Army Veteran and a founding father/member of the VFW Nelson-Mack...
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Richard Q. Scuncio

November 19, 1950 - March 12, 2017

Richard Q. Scuncio, 66 of Forand Circle, Johnston passed away March 12, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Costantino and Euple (Narcisi) Scuncio. Richard worked for Jake Kaplan's.He was the brother of Anthony and Joseph Scuncio, Evelyn Rozzero and Carol Benedetti and uncle to several nieces and nephews.His funeral with visitation will be held Monday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO...
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John P. Duffy

July 17, 1941 - March 7, 2017

John P. Duffy, 75, of Woonasquatucket Avenue, Providence, passed away March 7, 2017. He was the husband of Marguerite (Marrapese) Duffy.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mildred (Parkhurst) Duffy. John was a flooring installer for Fain's Fine Carpeting and Paul's Floor Covering for many years before retiring. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran.He was the father of John P....
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Edward V. Cogean

August 24, 1930 - February 23, 2017

Edward V. Cogean, 86 of Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston, passed away February 23, 2017. He was the loving husband to the late Concetta "Connie" (Russo) Cogean. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late William and Lillian (Smith) Cogean.He was the father of Edward V. Cogean, Jr. and the late Rosemarie Cotugno; father in law of Sharlene Cogean; grandfather of Tasha Torres and her husband Luis...
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Hilda Montesino

April 11, 1938 - February 17, 2017

Hilda Montesino has been a resident of Providence, RI over twenty years. After many years battling with congestive heart failure, Hilda passed away peacefully in Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. Hilda was born in Puerto Rico. She grew up living in Comerío. She went to school until the 10th grade. She then moved to New York City in 1956 with her husband.She was one of three children and...
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Myra Fishman

September 6, 1942 - February 13, 2017

FISHMAN, MYRA, 74, of Providence R.I. died on February 13, 2017. Myra was the childhood sweetheart and wife to Richard Fishman. They met at 16 and were married for the past 54 years. Born in Brookline MA, Myra is the daughter of the late Joseph and Charlotte Margolin. Myra was an artist early in her life and turned to real estate where she worked for many years for Residential Properties. Myra...
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Matteo A. Guerra

May 28, 1935 - February 13, 2017

Matteo A. Guerra, 81, of Sophia Street, Providence passed away February 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Hilda (Squillace) Guerra.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Matteo and Santa (Capizano) Guerra.Matteo worked in the jewelry industry as a plater for many. He was also an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed playing softball. He loved his family, dancing and having coffee with his...
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John B. Montella

May 19, 1930 - February 8, 2017

John B. Montella, 86 of Jennifer Drive, Johnston passed away February 8, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Mary D. (Marsella) Montella for 60 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Ralph and Natalina (Iacovone) Montella. John was employed by Almac's Supermarkets as a produce manager for over 30 years. He was also an accomplished musician, playing the saxophone, flute...
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Rose A. Guarino

May 21, 1920 - January 27, 2017

Rose A. Guarino, 96, of Providence, passed away January 27, 2017. She was the wife of the late Angelo M. Guarino.Born in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Maria (D'Arezzo) Formicola. Rose was an inspector for North Safety Products for 43 years before retiring.She was the mother of Geraldine A. Guarino and Ronald A. Guarino and his wife Patricia; grandmother of Ronald E....
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Claudina DeFeo

July 7, 1935 - January 24, 2017

Claudina (DeIorio) DeFeo, 81 of Moorefield Street, Providence passed away January 24, 2017 in Hopkin's Manor. She was the wife of the late Domenico DeFeo.Born in Campagnola (Marzano Appio) Provincia di Caserta, Italy she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Assunta (Zompa) DeIorio.Claudina worked for Colonial Knife of Providence for many years. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and...
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Alfred William DeVincenzo

April 5, 1917 - January 23, 2017

Alfred W. DeVincenzo, 99, formerly of Cranston, passed away January 23, 2017 at the New England Homes for the Deaf in Danvers, Massachusetts surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Anna Beatrice (Bonislawski) DeVincenzo. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Antonio and Amelia (DeRita) DeVincenzo, and brother of the late Leonora Jean Macaro. Alfred graduated from the R...
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Carl Joseph Palumbo

January 15, 1929 - January 22, 2017

Carl J Palumbo with love and respect, of Pawtucket Avenue in Riverside, passed away on January 22, 2017 at the age of 88. Born in Barrington, RI, he was the son of the late Carlo and Louise (Lombardi) Palumbo.Carl and his late wife, Evelyn J Palumbo were the parents of Carl Palumbo, Deborah Nutt, and Cynthia Anderton. He was the grandfather to Carlo, Giovanni, Laura, Forest, Brooks, Kate and...
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Rolando J. Goris

June 24, 1944 - January 20, 2017

Rolando J. Goris, 72 of Smith Street, Providence passed away January 20, 2017in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the husband of Demetria Ramirez.Born in the Dominican Republic, he was the son of the late Casimero Fernandez and Laura M. Goris.Rolando was the father of Denise Goris, Rolando J. Goris, Jr., Robbie Goris and Reynaldo Goris and grandfather of Samantha, Zoe, Rolando, Rowan...
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Anthony Luigi Carnevale

October 13, 1971 - January 19, 2017

Anthony L. Carnevale, 45 of Oak Hill Drive, Cranston passed away January 19, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Mario and Rosa (Conti) Carnevale. Anthony was the owner of Oak Hill Landscaping.He was the life partner of Lisa (DiOrio) Marziale; step father of Mario III, Kiara and Stefano Marziale; brother of Rita Mariano and Maria Makay and uncle to several nieces and nephews...
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Mary Pennacchia

August 30, 1925 - January 19, 2017

Mary (Gilardo) Pennacchia, 91, of Farmington Avenue, Cranston passed away January 19, 2017. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Lonardo) Gilardo and sister of the late Carlo Gilardo and Anna Lisi.Mary was the aunt of Anthony Lisi and his wife Patricia, Robert Lisi and the late Cheryl Petersen; great aunt of Brandon, Anthony, Cassandra and Briana and great great...
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Frank Zorabedian

August 1, 1928 - January 16, 2017

Frank Zorabedian, 88, of Warwick passed away January 16, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rosa Baligian) Zorabedian.Frank was a barber and hairdresser for many years working alongside with his brother. He was also an Army Veteran of the Korean War.He was the father of Gail Rodrigues, Denise Levasseur, Gary Zorabedian, Brenda Silva, Kimberly Garcia and the...
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Alice Albanese

May 3, 1922 - January 16, 2017

Alice (Lombardo) Albanese, 94 of Westerly Avenue, Providence passed away January 16, 2017. She was the wife of the late Henry Albanese and daughter of the late Angelo and Immaculate (DeFusco) Lombardo.She was the mother of Henry Albanese and his wife Patricia, Thomas Albanese and his wife Nancy and the late Richard and Robert Albanese; mother in law of Cheryl and Linda Albanese; grandmother of...
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Henry J. Laliberte

August 12, 1924 - January 7, 2017

Henry J. Laliberte, 92 formerly of Providence passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the home of his son. He was the husband of the late Emma (Glittone) Laliberte.Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Alexander and Adele (Bedard) Laliberte.Henry was a commercial artist for many years before retiring. He was also a World War II Army Veteran.Henry was the father of Henry Laliberte and...
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Paul Patrick Lindstrom

July 23, 1980 - January 5, 2017

Paul P. Lindstrom, 36, passed away January 5, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of Ann (McHale) Lindstrom and step son of Michael Perry and brother of Lisa Lindstrom and Michael Perry. He was also the son of Paul Lindstrom. His funeral and burial was private. www.romanofuneralhome.com.
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Anna C. Giacomini

December 2, 1920 - January 3, 2017

Anna C. Giacomini, 96, formerly of Silver Lake Avenue, Providence, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2017. Born and raised in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Cataldo and Filomena (Natalizia) Giacomini.Anna worked for the State of Rhode Island: Department of Labor for 25 years before retiring. After retiring, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends and could always be...
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Mary J. Nelson

November 7, 1931 - December 29, 2016

Mary J. (Card) Nelson with love and respect, of Providence, passed away December 29, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Gilbert Nelson for almost 46 years and the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Bertha (Jackson) Card.Mary leaves her beloved daughter, Linda N. Ward and her husband Mark, her favorite grandson Daniel Ward and his wife Amanda and her beautiful great granddaughter...
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Karen Edna Capace

September 12, 1956 - December 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Adeline C. Souza

December 10, 1923 - December 16, 2016

Adeline C. (Lizotte) Souza passed away on December 16, 2016. She was the wife of the late Arthur A. Souza.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lucy (Scrogey) Lizotte and sister of the late Helen Robitaille and Esther Labonte.Adeline was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy and was employed by Narragansett Electric for many years before retiring. Her visitation and funeral...
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Gladys Mae Austen

March 20, 1927 - December 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Thomas B. Forlini

May 6, 1959 - December 4, 2016

Thomas B. Forlini, 57 of Harris Avenue, Cranston passed away December 4, 2016. Born in Providence, he was the son of Anthony and Giovanna (Costigliola) Forlini.Tommy was a master carpenter, learning the trade from his father, for many years before retiring. He enjoyed summertime trips to the beach and stopping at Champlin's in Galilee, big screen movies and cooking. Tom had a great sense of...
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Dean O. Dalton

September 7, 1974 - December 2, 2016

Dean O. Dalton, 42 of Lincoln Avenue, Warwick entered into eternal life with the Lord on December 2, 2016. Born in Providence, he was the son of Karen (McMahon) Dalton and the late Daniel Dalton IV. Dean worked security details most of his life. Dean was one of kind and with him in your corner you didn't have a worry in the world. One of his biggest passions in life was riding motorcycles....
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Barbara Ann Kirwin

October 23, 1940 - December 1, 2016

Barbara A. (Pistocco) Kirwin, 76, passed away December 1, 2016. She was the wife of the late Ronald A. Kirwin.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Concetta (D'Amico) Pistocco.Barbara was a housekeeper at Morgan Health Center before retiring.She was the mother of Maryanne DiCicco and Rinaldo Kirwin; grandmother of 2 and sister of Ida Lavigne and the late Thomas, Louis...
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Rafaela A. Hallam

May 17, 1938 - November 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Maria Milagros Ramos

June 9, 1951 - November 14, 2016

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Jeanette I. Landwerlin

April 28, 1935 - November 13, 2016

Jeanette I. (Glittone) Landwerlin passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at the age of 81 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Landwerlin, Sr. and mother of Joseph "Joe" Landwerlin and the late Lloyd Landwerlin, Jr. and aunt to several nieces and nephews. She was also the daughter of the late Maria and Paolo Glittone and sister of the late Armando Glittone,...
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Anthony F. DiRuzzo

October 31, 1938 - November 13, 2016

Anthony F. DiRuzzo of North Providence, born in Providence on Halloween, devoted husband and father passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at home in his favorite lounge chair on Sunday, November 13, 2016.He was the beloved husband of Theresa M. (Pezzullo) DiRuzzo for 50 years. He loved dancing with his wife Theresa and traveling together with her.He loved speaking Italian with...
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Anna Carlevale

April 17, 1925 - November 10, 2016

Anna (Santagata) Carlevale, 91 of Johnston passed away November 10, 2016 surrounded by her family in Cherry Hill Manor. She was the wife of the late Roy E. Carlevale, Jr..Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Andomeiglio and Assunta (Zanghi) Santagata.Anna worked in the jewelry industry for many years. She was also the matriarch of the family whom everyone loved. She was the...
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George P. Torres

September 14, 1930 - November 9, 2016

George P. Torres, Jr. 86 of Frankfort Street, Cranston passed away November 9, 2016 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Providence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Gamba) Torres and the father of James Torres, Joan Silva, Jean Souza and Kathy Coe.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service with Military Honors for George on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:30 am...
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Richard Barra

June 4, 1938 - November 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Julia Santiago

August 12, 1936 - October 20, 2016

Julia Negron Santiago, age 80, returned to her heavenly father on the 20th of October 2016. She was the wife of the late Jose Santiago.Julia was blessed with a large and loving family. She is survived by her 6 children Myrna, Iris, Jose, Luz, Jose Luis, Jose Ismael, and her 18 grandchildren's. Julia was immersed in the Christian community and devoted her to her family. She loved planting,...
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Kenneth P. Maguire

March 23, 1939 - October 13, 2016

Maguire, Kenneth P., 77, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016. He was the husband of Barbara (DeFusco) Maguire to whom he was married 53 years. Born in Providence a son of the late Donald and Katherine (Erickson) Maguire, he was a lifelong Cranston resident.Mr. Maguire was a proud veteran of the US Army and member of the Local Union 618, Providence AFL Retirees. A communicant of the...
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Laura Bell DeLuca

January 26, 1925 - October 13, 2016

In loving memory of Laura B. "Patsy" (Brooks) DeLuca, 91 who went home to be with the Lord on October 13, 2016 with her children by her side at Evergreen House in East Providence. Laura was the daughter of the late Jessie and Cordell (Brown) Brooks and wife of the late Edward DeLuca.She was the mother of Edward DeLuca, Jr. of Cranston, Diane Nelson of Rumford, Sandra Deluca of Riverside and the...
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John Raposa

September 18, 1928 - October 10, 2016

John Raposa, Jr. 88 of Archer Avenue, Johnston, passed away October 10, 2016 at home. He was the husband of the late Marie (DeQuattro) Raposa.Mr. Raposa was a printer for the C.J. Fox Co. for over 40 years before retiring. He was also a US Army veteran of the Korean War.He was the father of John T. Raposa and his wife Patricia, Michael Raposa and his wife Karen and Ann Marie Allaire and her...
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Marie Ann Cafaro

November 10, 1942 - October 9, 2016

Marie A. (Calabro) Cafaro, 73 of Petteys Avenue, Providence passed away October 9, 2016 in Roger Williams Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Agostino Cafaro.Born in Cranston, she was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Frances (Fazio) Calabro.Marie was the mother of John Cafaro and his wife Nancy and Robert Cafaro and his wife Lorraine; grandmother of John, Jr., Robert, Jr. and...
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Rose Fegatelli

April 20, 1925 - September 17, 2016

Rose Fegatelli, 91 of Johnston, passed away peacefully September 17, 2016 in the home and care of her great niece Dawn Sano and family. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Gentilina (Flori) Fegatelli.Rose was a hairdresser by profession. She owned and operated "Rose's Beauty Salon" for many years before retiring to care for her family. She was a caring aunt to...
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Bernard V. Turchetta

April 8, 1944 - September 15, 2016

Bernard "Benny" V. Turchetta, Sr., 72, of Warren passed away September 15, 2016.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Bernardino and Rosina "Rose" (Ruggieri) Turchetta.He was employed for Local 31 and was a member of the International Association of Heat & Frost Insulator and Asbestos Workers. He was honorably discharged from the Army National Guard in 1971, having earned the rank...
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