OBITUARY

Gary P. Celi

August 30, 1950December 4, 2018

Gary P. Celi, 68, born in Providence, RI passed away peacefully at home December 4, 2018, surrounded by his family.

He was the husband of Elizabeth “Betsy” (Hoyer) Celi for 47 years and son of Ann (Martino) Celi and the late Paul E. Celi.

Raised in Johnston, RI, he is survived by his sister, Lorene (Celi) Paliotte and her husband Richard Paliotte.

Father of Rebecca A. Celi and her fiancé Kyle Koprusak and Christopher P. Celi and loving grandfather of Jax Paul Koprusak and Alayna Celi.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM in Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Avenue, Providence. Burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Johnston, RI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. For online condolences, visit www.romanofuneralhome.com

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, December 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Gary P. Celi

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Pamela Rose

December 7, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Gary was a great person to have worked with at C&M. Pleasant, quite and respected. Rest in Peace Gary

Darlene Polaina

December 7, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the family. I have had the great pleasure of working for many years with Gary at C&M Corporation. He will be remembered for his kind, gentle friendship and a great guy to work for and with. The angels have gained an awesome guy, Rest in Peace, Gary

JACK Cutlip

December 6, 2018

I aways will remember the trip to florida and getting lost together in goddard park.

I am so sorry we didnt stay in touch as we got older. You were always in my mind. God bless you cousin and rest in peace.

Jack

Mary Sams

December 5, 2018

Dear Betsy, I,m so sorry to hear about Gary. The two of you are the most sweetest and caring couple I have known , i’m thankful to Bev that I had a chance to meet you both. My thoughts and prayers are truly with you Betsey. Gary was such a fighter and went much longer than the doctors had thought. I’m so thankful you had those extra years together. I know how much you will miss him, and how much you loved him . God speed to you Betsy and all I my love. Sincerely Mary Sams

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Gary P. Celi, 68, born in Providence, RI passed away peacefully at home December 4, 2018, surrounded by his family.

He was the husband of Elizabeth “Betsy” (Hoyer) Celi for 47 years and son of Ann (Martino) Celi and the late Paul E. Celi.

Raised in Johnston, RI, he is survived by his sister, Lorene (Celi) Paliotte and her husband Richard Paliotte.

Father of Rebecca A. Celi and her fiancé Kyle Koprusak and Christopher P. Celi and loving grandfather of Jax Paul Koprusak and Alayna Celi.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM in Holy Cross Church, 645 Hartford Avenue, Providence. Burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Johnston, RI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. For online condolences, visit www.romanofuneralhome.com