February 10, 1938 – October 3, 2019
Ernest Votta, 81, passed away October 3, 2019.
He was the son of the late Ernest A. and Mary (Sisco) Votta; beloved husband of Linda A. (Demboski) Votta; devoted father of Wendy A. Minnis and her husband Brian, and Michael A. Votta; cherished grandfather of Anthony, Heather and Stephanie; great-grandfather of 5; and brother of Patricia Ranaldi.
Ernest owned his own business, Heather’s Fashions, and worked in the jewelry business for all his life. He dedicated 25 years to coaching at the North Providence East Little League and also coached for the George Donnelly’s Men’s Sunset League. He was an avid golfer, gardener, and loved the New York Yankees and Green Bay Packers.
Visitation will be held Sunday, 3-6 p.m. with funeral services Monday at 8:30 a.m. from the PONTARELLLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, followed by burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the RISPCA, 186 Amaral St, Riverside, RI 02915 or at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/rhoislspc .
- Visitation Sunday, October 6, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Monday, October 7, 2019
- Burial Monday, October 7, 2019
October 8, 2019
Michael and Family,
My sincere condolences to you and your family. Mike and I worked together at AMICA, many years ago. It was such a pleasure getting to know Mike and having him as a friend. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
October 6, 2019
You were the best father and grandfather these three could ask for you were always there for me taking me and my friend to the skating rink softball games and anywhere else we had to go I was never standard or lost with you here I don’t know what we will do without you I love you daddy