Our Obituaries

Betty M. Dennis

October 3, 1927 - May 15, 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

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

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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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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Ronald Hatch

May 12, 1939 - September 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Carol R. Pasquale

January 10, 1940 - August 30, 2016

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Felix M. Zayas

February 11, 1928 - August 29, 2016

Felix M. Zayas, 88, of New York passed away August 29, 2016. He was the loving husband to Rosa (Ortiz) Zayas for over 60 years.Born in the Domincan Republic, he was the son of the late Ramon Cotto and Manuela Zayas.Mr. Zayas was a truck driver for Mobil Gas before retiring.He was the father of Fatima Natividad Caminero, Luis Zayas, Maria A. Arias, Isabel Reeves, Juan B. Zayas, Ramon A. Zayas ...
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Thomas J. Rossiti

April 5, 1929 - August 25, 2016

Thomas J. Rossiti, 87 passed away peacefully on August 25, 2016 after a brief illness in Kent County Hospital. He was the husband of 40 years to the late Dorothy Mae (Emma) Rossiti. A lifelong resident of Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony and Teresa (Mansolillo) Rossiti. Mr. Rossiti worked as a foreman at Electric Boat for 30 years and upon retiring he found great joy in helping...
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Alice L. Rosati

August 30, 1922 - August 18, 2016

Alice L. (Slaimen) Rosati, 93, a lifelong resident of Providence passed away August 18, 2016 at home. She was the wife of the late Carmino "Johnny" Rosati and daughter of the late Slaimen and Elise (Laborie) Slaimen. Alice was the mother of Michael Rosati and his companion Khun Na and Paul Rosati and his wife Maria; sister of the late Yvonne Assacker, Yvon Slaimen, Yvonnaic DiPippo, Barbara...
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Harry E. Santagata

October 6, 1931 - August 10, 2016

Harry E. Santagata, 84, of Harris Avenue, Cranston passed away August 10, 2016. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Angelina (Capoverdi) Santagata.Harry was a manufacturing engineer for Taco and later worked for Hughes Aircraft and retired from Neles-Jamesbury. He was also a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War.He was the father of James, Richard, Michael, William, twins...
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Gerard M. Hughes

January 27, 1951 - August 7, 2016

Gerard M. Hughes, 65 of Bingley Terrace, Johnston passed away August 7, 2016. Born in New York City, NY he was the son of the late Gerard A. and Patricia (Farley) Hughes.Gerard was employed by AIPSO for 37 years before retiring. He was also a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and an honorary member of the Kelley-Gazzerro VFW, Post 2812.He was the brother of Maureen Hughes, Janet McAllister,...
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Linda Sarandrea

March 21, 1925 - July 28, 2016

Sarandrea, Linda (Walters), 91, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family Thursday July 28, 2016 at the Morgan Health Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Sarandrea, Sr., to whom she was married for 47 years before his passing in 1991. Born in Sasafras, KY, she was a daughter of the late William and Dulceenia (Armstrong) Walters.Mrs. Sarandrea worked as a Finishing Seamstress...
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Anna C. Nunes

October 31, 1922 - July 28, 2016

Anna C. (Santucci) Nunes, 93, passed away July 28, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Joseph R. Nunes for 69 years; daughter of the late Carmine & Giuseppina Santucci; mother of Joanne Quinn and James R. Nunes and his wife Andrea; grandmother of 6; great-grandmother of 5; mother-in-law of the late Michael Quinn; and sister of Mary Sperduti. Anna had been a bookkeeper for Mag Jewelry for many...
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Cosmo C. Carlucci

May 15, 1921 - July 16, 2016

Cosmo Carlucci, 95, of Forand Circle, Johnston passed away July 16, 2016. He was the husband of the late Maria (Paliotti) Carlucci.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Victoria (DeLuca) Carlucci.Mr. Carlucci was a truck driver for the Local Teamsters for many years before retiring.He was the father of Marie Jemery, Carol DeLin, Janice Carlucci, David Carlucci and the late John...
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Brenda L. O'Brien

September 2, 1960 - July 9, 2016

Brenda L. (Cianci) O'Brien, 55 of Providence passed away July 9, 2016. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Phyllis (Pepper) Cianci.Brenda loved collecting teddy and grizzly bears but most of all she cherished her grandbabies. She was the mother of Danny O'Brien and his fiancé Becky Snyder, David O'Brien and his wife Rebecca, April Rose and her husband Robert and...
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Sandra A. Williams

January 7, 1946 - July 2, 2016

Sandra A. (Ricci) Williams, 70, of Plainfield Street, Johnston passed away July 2, 2016. She was the wife of the late Raymond Williams. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Carmine and Santa (Branca) Ricci. Sandra was the owner of Golden Goddess Beauty Salon in Johnston for over 40 years. Her customers were considered friends. She also was a TSR for the Ross-Simons Company...
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Barbara A. DiLucia

April 7, 1945 - July 1, 2016

Barbara A. (Tutalo) DiLucia, 71 of Johnston, passed away July 1, 2016. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Edith M. (Rossi) Tutalo.She was the mother of Jodie Lynne DiLucia and Jessica A. Sylvester and her husband James; grandmother of James and Jacob and sister of Paula Marchetti and William Tutalo. She was also the former wife of Joseph DiLucia. Her funeral with...
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Helen G. Unwin

December 17, 1930 - June 26, 2016

Helen G. Unwin "Nana" aged 85 died peacefully on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI surrounded by her family. Helen was born December 17, 1930 in Newark, NJ and she was the daughter of Adelard and Gertrude Gabois. Helen married Earl Gardner Unwin on June 14, 1952 in New Bedford, MA. After Earl served in the Air Force in NC they move to Brookfield, CT and together they raised...
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John A. Tomasso

September 5, 1938 - June 24, 2016

John A. Tomasso, 77 of Lincoln Avenue, Cranston passed away June 24, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia (Duffy) Tomasso. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Maria (Salzillo) Tomasso. John was a purchasing agent for Image Jewelry of Franklin, MA and known to many as "President" of Presidential Place where he resided. He was also an Army...
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Agnes E. Rega

May 24, 1923 - June 22, 2016

Agnes E. (Prescious) Rega, 93 of North Scituate passed away June 22, 2016. She was the wife of the late Frank Rega. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Louise (Minor) Prescious.She was the dear mother of Peter Rega and grandmother of Peter Rega, Jr.. She was also the sister of the late Walter Prescious, Jr., Elizabeth Parent and Harriet Lewis.Her funeral will be...
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Debra Ann Rondeau

January 18, 1959 - June 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Vincent R. Porreca

September 6, 1950 - June 16, 2016

Vincent R. Porreca, 65 of Stokes Street, Warwick passed away June 16, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Ann Marie (Capezza) Porreca.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Vincent and Emma (Carosi) Porreca.Vincent graduated from Johnson & Wales and later became an analyst for the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years before retiring. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War and he...
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Susan N. Squillace

October 6, 1933 - June 12, 2016

Susan "Sue" N. (Cianfrocco) Squillace, 82 of North Providence passed away June 12, 2016. She was the wife of the late Philip R. Squillace.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Tulio and Gugliemina (D'Alatri) Cianfrocco.Sue worked for M & M Manufacturing for many years before retiring. She was also a communicant of St. Anthony Church and was a member of their choir. In...
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Matthew John Riedeman

July 9, 1984 - June 11, 2016

Matthew J. DePari Riedeman, 31, of Providence died unexpectedly on June 11, 2016. He was the beloved son of Patricia Riedeman and John DePari. He is survived by his cherished sister, Jessica and adored niece, Amaya, loving grandmother Shirley Riedeman, devoted uncles, John and Ralph Riedeman Jr., as well as his future wife and best friend, Julie Whalen. He is predeceased by loving grandparents,...
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Alfred W. DelSanto

April 1, 1953 - June 7, 2016

Alfred W. DelSanto, Jr. 63 of State Street, Cranston passed away June 7, 2016. He was the husband of Suzanne (Fortune) DelSanto.Born in Providence, he was the son of Anna (Gamba) DelSanto and the late Alfred DelSanto, Sr.Al was a welder for many years working for Electric Boat and Stanley Bostitch. He was also an Army Veteran and loved gardening and fishing. Al enjoyed spending time with his...
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Marguerite Sweeney

June 3, 1928 - June 6, 2016

Marguerite (Connetta) Sweeney, 88 of Cranston Street, Cranston passed away June 6, 2016. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Sweeney.Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Carmela (Macaruso) Connetta.Marguerite was an administrative assistance for many years before retiring. She, along with her family also owned and operated Connetta Mobile Park on Dyer Avenue.She...
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Carol Ann Boland

February 13, 1939 - June 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Corydon MacKay Howland

April 13, 1920 - June 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Cayetano Gamez Urizar

August 8, 1918 - June 1, 2016

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Earl I. Golding

November 24, 1959 - May 30, 2016

Earl I. "Sonny" Golding, 56 of Branch Avenue, Providence passed away May 30, 2016. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Cleaves and Doris (Casey) Golding. He was the father of Sonny and Anthony Masse; grandfather of Jasmyn Masse and brother of Debra, George and Richard Golding and Kathy Beaver.Visitation will be held Monday from 4:00PM - 7:00 PM in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union...
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Mary Elizabeth Bredemeier

September 4, 1924 - May 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Wayne P. Gill

August 8, 1946 - May 26, 2016

Wayne P. Gill, 69, of Barbato Drive, Johnston passed away May 26, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Deborah (Grande) Gill. In August they would have celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Nathanial and Elizabeth (Carson) Gill-Thomas.Wayne was a detective for the Providence Police Department for 23 years and later was chief investigator of...
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Jorge I. Rivera Torres

October 25, 1963 - May 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Joseph T. Villani

November 4, 1951 - May 21, 2016

Joseph T. Villani, Jr., 64 of Union Avenue, Providence passed away May 21, 2016. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Gloria (Brothers) Villani.Joe was a bartender at Vic's Tap for many years and worked for the Providence Civic Center during events. He was a US Navy Veteran during the Vietnam era and a member of the Rosario Society. Joe was an avid fisherman and enjoyed...
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Lynne Marie Peters

December 18, 1977 - May 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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Ronald Benedict Pella

July 6, 1954 - May 9, 2016

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Italo Pelosi

May 17, 1935 - May 7, 2016

Italo Pelosi, 80 of Clemence Street, Cranston passed away at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center on May 7, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Maria Anna (Meglio) Pelosi for 55 years.Born in Cerreto Sannita, Benevento, Italy, he was the son of the late Domenico and Rosaria (Masella) Pelosi.Italo came to the United States in 1972 and was employed at Allendale Insurance...
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William Antonio Vallante

February 25, 1928 - May 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Romano Funeral Home, Providence, RI.
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John J. Doyle

May 23, 1955 - April 30, 2016

John J. Doyle, age 60, of McKinley Street, Providence passed away April 30, 2016.Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Lydia (Parrillo) Doyle. John was the father of John J. Doyle, III and his wife Jessica and Justin Doyle; Grandfather of Johnna and Juslynn. He was also the brother of Mark Doyle and the late Helen Doyle. He also leaves his faithful dog, Otto.His funeral will...
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Anna Fratus-Gaisford

August 22, 1916 - April 30, 2016

Anna (Roberto) Fratus-Gaisford, 99 of Leander Street, Providence passed away April 30, 2016 in Cherry Hill Manor. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria (Cacchiotta) Gaisford.Anna was the mother of the late Joseph Fratus; mother in law of Gloria Fratus; grandmother of Joseph and Bruce Fratus, Lynn DiOrio and Donna Mercurio; great grandmother of Carissa, Bruce, Jr...
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Mary P. Tanzi

December 16, 1922 - April 18, 2016

Mary P. (Ardente) Tanzi, 93 of Johnston passed away April 18, 2016. She was the wife of the late Salvatore Tanzi.Born in Johnston, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Philomena (DelDuca) Ardente.Mary was a jewelry stringer for many years before retiring and was a communicant of St. Rocco Church.She was the mother of Salvatore Tanzi, Jr. and Susan Mandarelli and her husband Al; grandmother...
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Jon David Gemma

February 21, 1974 - April 13, 2016

Jon David Gemma, 42 of North Providence passed away April 13, 2016. He was the son of Helen Gemma and John Gemma and his wife Mary.Jon earned an Associate's Degree in fine arts and became an artist and an author.He was the brother of Jason, Justin and James Gemma.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:00 am in St. Thomas Church,...
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Luis Fernando Hernandez

March 26, 1971 - March 11, 2016

Luis Fernando Hernandez, 44, of Coit Avenue, West Warwick passed away unexpectedly on March 11, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Diana (Guzman) Hernandez. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was the son of Luis F. and Francisca (Lopez) Hernandez. Luis was a school bus driver for First Student for many years. He was the loving father of Deandra Marie Hernandez and Jake Anthony Hernandez;...
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Anna F. Sabetta

May 17, 1930 - February 29, 2016

Anna F. (Cannata) Sabetta, 85 of Silver Lake Avenue, Providence passed away February 29, 2016. She was the wife of the late Raymond M. Sabetta. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Tranquilla (Russo) Cannata.Anna loved spending time with her family and she took great pleasure in cooking and baking for them.She was the mother of Raymond H. Sabetta and his wife Diane,...
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Eulalia Ramirez

February 12, 1936 - February 24, 2016

Eulalia Ramirez, 80 of Providence passed away February 24, 2016. She was the wife of the late Francisco Ramirez.Born in Dominican Republic, she was the daughter of the late Jose Pilar Alcantara and Enriqueta (Mejia) Alcantara. Visitation will be held Saturday from 3 to 5:30 pm followed by a service at 5:30pm in the Romano Funeral Home, 627 Union Avenue, Providence. www.romanofuneralhome.com.
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Elizabeth Simone

September 5, 1927 - February 20, 2016

Elizabeth (Tirocchi) Simone, 88 of Greenville and formerly of Forest Avenue, Cranston passed away February 20, 2016. She was the adored and beloved wife of the late George Simone, Jr. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Antonia (Renzi) Tirocchi.In addition to being a loving mother, Liz was an Administrator in the Cranston Mental Health Clinic. During her many years...
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Rose A. Carnevale

February 8, 1926 - February 19, 2016

Rose A. (Parrillo) Carnevale, 90 of Gesmondi Drive, Johnston passed away February 19, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Benedetto "Bennie" Carnevale.Born in Johnston, she was the daughter of the late James and Katherine (Parrillo) Parrillo.Rose was a bookkeeper for 30 years for Sammartino Diamond before retiring. She was also a communicant of St. Rocco Church.She was the mother of...
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Joseph C. Pastina

July 7, 1922 - February 17, 2016

Joseph C. Pastina, 93, of Providence passed away February 17, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Rotondo) Pastina for 68 years. Born in Barrington, he was the son of the late Joseph and Carmella (D'Agostino) Pastina.Mr. Pastina was a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 29 years, upon retiring from the Post Office he worked for 10 years at...
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