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Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home

971 Branch Ave, Providence, RI

OBITUARY

Jean F. D'Amico

December 2, 1950June 19, 2020
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Jean F. (Garrity) D’Amico, 69, passed away June 19, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Gerald “Jerry” J. D’Amico.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of Muriel M. (Deshaies) Garrity and the late John F. Garrity Jr.; loving mother of Julie A. (D’Amico) Zaccagnini, Jayson J. D’Amico and his significant other Tiffany K. Morris, Jerry V. D’Amico and his wife Melissa; grandmother of Lauren A. D’Amico, Jerry V. D’Amico Jr., Jaime N. D’Amico and Jordan A. Fugere; and sister of Diane M. Caito.

Jean was a graduate of North Providence High School, cosmetology school and had worked as a hair stylist for many years. She worked alongside her husband for 30 years as the bookkeeper for their business Jerry’s Texaco located in North Providence. Later in life she was employed by Citizen’s Bank for five years before working for Paradies at TF Green Airport for three years.

Jean was extremely devoted to her family and cherished spending time with them. It was known to all that she adored her husband. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and family, the arts, classic films and was an avid reader. Jean was passionate about old time rock ’n’ roll and all things music. Live performances always got her on her feet and dancing.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, 4-7 p.m. with a funeral on Thursday at 8 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. in the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1081 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, followed by graveside burial in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joseph Andruzzi Foundation at www.joeandruzzifoundation.org.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Graveside Burial

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

Memories

Jean F. D'Amico

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Lauren D'Amico

July 11, 2020

Nana,
I've been trying to find the right words to summarize how grateful I am for all of the love and memories you have given me and how thankful I am for you, but the truth is that no words could fullly encapsulate the amount of gratitude I have. You will forever be a part of who I am. So, thank you for making me breakfast everyday before school, thank you for doing all my "crazy hair day" styles, thank you for watching Mary Poppins and High School Musical over and over again with me, thank you for hand painting all the chocolates with me for my 16th birthday, thank you for all the laughs and thank you for the countless other things you have done for me. I will always be your baby girl. I love you now and forever.

Barbara Emerson

June 26, 2020

Dear Julie, Jayson, Jerry and Families,
Sending you our deepest sympathy over the passing of your beloved mom. I remember the many days that she spent helping out at Marieville School when you were young. She was always so kind and pleasant to us all. Growing up in Marieville, I remember her and your dad, as well as her sister Diane, from our days in the town. It seems like only yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Barbara and Don Emerson

Camellia Martins

June 24, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was always such a vibrant
person . Sending prayers for everyone that your memories will comfort you.

caroll short

June 24, 2020

Dear Julie, I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of your mom. Please be assured of a special place in my thoughts and prayers, Caroll Short

Sherry (Arlia) & Paul Puhacz

June 24, 2020

D'Amico Family,
May you find strength in all of your great memories of Jean and may she forever be in your hearts. Our deepest sympathies.

Anthony & Rosemarie Arlia

June 24, 2020

We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the D'Amico Family for the loss of Jean. We just saw her ten days before her passing and it was great to speak with her. She was a lovely woman and will be missed by all. Prayers and thoughts.

Vincent Tomassi

June 24, 2020

Jean was my classmate at North Providence High School. She was a great friend and a great classmate. After high school, we lost touch . In later years, we reconnected. Her son Jerry married my best friends daughter Melissa. The day we met, She immediately recognized each other. We once again became friends. Jean and her husband Jerry were a perfect couple only to be tarnished by Jerry's early death ..... Melissa and Jerry are like family to me . They invite me to every celebration and Jean was at all of them. We laughed, we danced, we had so much fun together. Always a perfect smile on he face for all to see and enjoy. Yes Jean ... I will miss you very much. May your next life be full of joy and happiness with your dear husband Jerry......

Amanda Roudolfich

June 24, 2020

So happy cousin Jean could visit us in New Orleans just a few months ago. It was a great memory eating dinner together on the bayou with our Rhode Island family. Such a sweetheart!
May all loved ones have peace and comfort during this time.

Joseph Marciano

June 23, 2020

Dear Jerry and family,

Words cannot express the sorrow I feel regarding the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful lady who was a pleasure to be around. May God Bless you all and may she rest in eternal peace.

Marilyn Horan

June 23, 2020

Julie and Family:
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you on the loss of your Mom. She is a beautiful lady. May she rest in peace in the arms of the angels and the palm of God's hand.