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Romano Funeral Home

627 Union Ave, Providence, RI

OBITUARY

Joseph A. Girardi

June 4, 1931January 9, 2020

Joseph A. Girardi, Sr., 88, of Vanner Street, Johnston passed away January 9, 2020 unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Amelia Anna (Ambrosino) Girardi for 65 years until her passing in September, 2019.

Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Maria (Cardarelli) Girardi.

Joe worked for Seaboard Foundry and was a baker for over 50 years at Scialo Bakery. He enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and Las Vegas with his wife Anna and he loved gardening, baking, being with his family and of course his parodi’s.

He was the loving father of Joanne Girardi Hill and husband John, Robert Girardi and wife Maryann, Lois DiGaetano and husband John, Joseph A. Girardi, Jr. and the late Vincent Frank Girardi; cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Joey, Vinny, Jamie and Shane and adored great grandfather of 7. He was also the brother of Elizabeth D’Oddio, Mary Rubeira, Anthony and Frank Girardi and the late Nicholas and Eugene Girardi and Anna Girardi Grist and brother in law of Salvatore “Sal C.” and Barbara Ambrosino.

His funeral and visitation will be held Wednesday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, followed by a funeral home service at 11:00 am. Graveside burial to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. www.romanofuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Burial Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Memories

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Stephanie (Girardi) Livesey

January 16, 2020

Sara Campbell

January 13, 2020

To a wonderful and loving family,
My deepest condolences for your loss. Prayers and thoughts of peace for a father, grandfather and great grandfather 🙏❤
Love you all.

John Marrocco

January 13, 2020

To all the members of the Girardi Family,

John and I were so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. Please accept our sincerest sympathy. Vanner Street will never be the same.

John and Carol Marrocco

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Biography

Joseph A. Girardi, Sr., 88, of Vanner Street, Johnston passed away January 9, 2020 unexpectedly surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Amelia Anna (Ambrosino) Girardi for 65 years until her passing in September, 2019.

Born in Johnston, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Maria (Cardarelli) Girardi.

Joe worked for Seaboard Foundry and was a baker for over 50 years at Scialo Bakery. He enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and Las Vegas with his wife Anna and he loved gardening, baking, being with his family and of course his parodi’s.

He was the loving father of Joanne Girardi Hill and husband John, Robert Girardi and wife Maryann, Lois DiGaetano and husband John, Joseph A. Girardi, Jr. and the late Vincent Frank Girardi; cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Joey, Vinny, Jamie and Shane and adored great grandfather of 7. He was also the brother of Elizabeth D’Oddio, Mary Rubeira, Anthony and Frank Girardi and the late Nicholas and Eugene Girardi and Anna Girardi Grist and brother in law of Salvatore “Sal C.” and Barbara Ambrosino.

His funeral and visitation will be held Wednesday at 9:00 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, followed by a funeral home service at 11:00 am. Graveside burial to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. www.romanofuneralhome.com.