Matteo A. Guerra
Matteo A. Guerra
  • May 28, 1935 - February 13, 2017
  • Providence, Rhode Island

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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 friends at Dunkin Donuts.

He was the father of Melissa Santanelli and her husband Thomas; devoted grandfather of Ashley and Tommy and brother of Anna Aurecchia and the late Gaetano and John Guerra, Frances Domenicone, Rose Gervais, Nancy Costello and Marianne Apostoli.

His funeral will be held Friday at 8:45 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Robert Bellarmine Church 1804 Atwood Avenue, Johnston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. VISITATION THURSDAY 4-7 PM. For online condolence visit,