Edward William Stravato
Edward William Stravato
  • March 1, 1944 - March 17, 2017
  • Johnston, Rhode Island

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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.I. for 35 years. He was also a Veteran of the Vietnam War, a 3rd degree knight with the Knights of Columbus, Cranston Council 1738 and a member of the VFW Wanskuck Post.

Besides his loving wife Carol, he was the proud father of Edward W. Stravato, ESQ; brother of Robert Stravato, Gloria Caniglia, Carol LaBianca and her husband Vincent and the late Gaetano and Louis Stravato and Nancy DiCostanzo and brother in law of Dorothy Stravato. He was also leaves his beloved companion Fredo.

His funeral will be held Wednesday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Rocco Church, 927 Atwood Ave., Johnston. Burial with full Military Honors to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. VISITATION TUESDAY 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed's memory to the Fisher House at www.fisherhouse.org for housing for veteran's families during critical times. www.romanofuneralhome.com.