OBITUARY

Alphonse T. Vessella

April 29, 1920May 31, 2018

Alphonse T. Vessella, 98 of Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston passed away May 31, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Rose K. (Rotella) Vessella.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Francisco and Scolastica (Bianco) Vessella. Alphonse worked for the State of Rhode Island: Department of Business Regulations from 1952 until retiring in 1989. He was also a WW II Army Veteran and received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

He was the father of Alan J. Vessella and his wife Karen, Denis G. Vessella and his wife Sharon and Gary P. Vessella and his wife Cheryl and grandfather of Michael J. his wife Stephanie and Gina Marie Vessella. Step grandfather to Marisa Parker, Kenneth and Ivana Nardozza. Step Great-Grandfather to Penelope and Anthony Parker. He was also the brother of the late Angela Cerbo, Rose Pascale, Anthony J. “Cap” Vessella, Joseph Vessella, Mafalda Caliri, Frank C. and Matilda Vessella.

His funeral and visitation will be held Tuesday at 8:30 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. Graveside burial with Military Honors to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alphonse’s memory to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. www.romanofuneralhome.com

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Lisa Russo

June 30, 2018

To the entire Vessella family,
I am so very sorry to hear or Mr Vessella's passing. He was such a kind and gentle man, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lisa Russo

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Biography

Alphonse T. Vessella, 98 of Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston passed away May 31, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Rose K. (Rotella) Vessella.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Francisco and Scolastica (Bianco) Vessella.

Alphonse worked for the State of Rhode Island: Department of Business Regulations from 1952 until retiring in 1989. He was also a WW II Army Veteran and received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

He was the father of Alan J. Vessella and his wife Karen, Denis G. Vessella and his wife Sharon and Gary P. Vessella and his wife Cheryl and grandfather of Michael J. his wife Stephanie and Gina Marie Vessella. Step grandfather to Marisa Parker, Kenneth and Ivana Nardozza. Step Great-Grandfather to Penelope and Anthony Parker. He was also the brother of the late Angela Cerbo, Rose Pascale, Anthony J. “Cap” Vessella, Joseph Vessella, Mafalda Caliri, Frank C. and Matilda Vessella.

His funeral and visitation will be held Tuesday at 8:30 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. Graveside burial with Military Honors to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alphonse’s memory to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. www.romanofuneralhome.com