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“Godspeed Uncle John. you were one of a kind. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: robert sisto

“Fond memories of John when he used to service my husband's c.f. store on pontiac ave. John was a class act and always spoke lovingly about his...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Steve and Cathy Smith - Cransto, RI

“Heartfelt condolences to Ethel, Gloria and Joe. R.I.P. John. You were one of the reasons why Farm Street was such a great neighborhood to grow up in...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Richard D'Amore

“SORRY TO HEAR JOHN PASSED AWAY. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: DOLORES CARDOSO (S&SHOP) - RI

“John was more than just a neighbor for us. He was like a grandfather to our children and we all loved him very much. Will miss him, his stories, and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Marcolivio

“Thank you for being a special and incredible uncle throughout my lifetime. I will miss you! xo ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Love, Rick

“We were so sad to hear of John's passing..we enjoyed getting to know you all while John and Bill were roomies. Thinking of you all during this sad...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly." ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Gloria, I was so sad to learn of the passing of your father. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and those of my whole family. You, your brother...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kathleen Silvestri - Providence, RI


D'AMELIO, JOHN A., of Providence passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday July 29, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Guiseppe and Mary (Vacca) D'Amelio. He was the beloved husband of Ethel (Feole) D'Amelio for 66 years. John was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, a Korean War Veteran, a talented musician and played for the Marine Corps Band in Parris Island. He was employed by Continental Baking Company as a driver salesman for many years. Besides his wife Ethel, he is survived by his daughter Gloria Stoehr and her husband Jack of Cranston, son Joseph D'Amelio and his wife Gwenn of Augusta, Georgia and three adoring grandchildren, Ashley Stoehr, Jordan D'Amelio and his namesake, John D’Amelio. He was he brother of the late Lee Porrazzo and MaryAnn D'Amelio. His funeral and visitation will be Wednesday from 8:30 - 10:15 a.m. at "WOODLAWN" Funeral Home 600 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church, Academy Avenue, Providence. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38142. Please share memories and condolences at WoodlawnGattone.com

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