Louis "Louie" L. Melise

March 11, 1957June 26, 2018

Louis Leo “Louie” Melise, 61, passed away June 26, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Louis and Carmella (Bucci) Melise; father of Jason E. Melise, Crystal C. Melise and her husband Justin O’Brien, and Ryan A. Melise; grandfather of Jarred and Jeremy Melise, and Stephen and Kylah O’Brien; brother of Josephine Melise-Marfeo, Edward Melise and his wife Denise, and the late Nancy Olivo and Anthony Melise. He also leaves several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation and funeral services will be held Monday, 9-10:30 in the PONTARELLLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in St. Rocco Church, 927 Atwood Avenue, Johnston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.


  • Visitation Monday, July 2, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 2, 2018
  • Burial Monday, July 2, 2018

Louis "Louie" L. Melise

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Robert Forti

July 1, 2018

Dear Melise Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Louie was a nice guy and a great friend to my mom Kathy. I’m sure they’re heaven at this time having a few laughs together. May he Rest In Peace.

Ribezzo and Forti Family

Linda Agresti

July 1, 2018

Sending prayers to the Melise family to help you through the coming
times. Love to Josephine. Hope to see you all soon

Kathleen Erganian

July 1, 2018

My most heartfelt sympathies to you Jason. Thinking of you during this time Kathy E

Maria Marino(Prata)

June 30, 2018

To the Melise Family,
The Prata family and Melise family go way back ! We grew up together on Tell Street and had some fantastic memories.... we played together and ate together hung out together and our families have known each other for more than 50 years or more. we will always remember the good times together.. Rest In Peace LOUIE !!
The Prata Family

Gelsomino Family

June 30, 2018

Edward and Denise, Our Deepest Sympathy.
May God hold Louis close to His Heart .
The memories of Louis will live on in the hearts of all.
Love, the Gelsomino Family.

Rosa Dispirito

June 29, 2018

Louie was a wonderful person rip

Joann Marseglia

June 29, 2018

Our condolences to the whole family..Vin and Joann Marseglia

Lisa ( Blondy) Lombardi

June 29, 2018

I am blessed by even having you in my life all these years treating me as I was one of your nieces and embracing me into your family . So many memories I will hold close to my heart every time I look up on my wall in my living room is your picture of us smiling .❤️ I will miss you ‘saying she’s crazy ‘ every time I shared my life with u ! God definitely got bless when he called you your one of a kind! I will miss u . My condolences to all your family members love always blondy 😘

Kim Perfetto

June 28, 2018

Ill start by saying dad cause thats what I called him.
Dad you will be forever missed and loved. You were always so loving to me and my children. We had so many talks and shared alot of laughs.
I will miss cleaning up all the kids parties with you. You will always have a special place in my heart.
I am sure theres a golden throne for you in the high heavens for all the good you have done.
Until we meet again........
Rest in Paradise👼👼💔

Melissa Cardilli ( melise)

June 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Uncle lou, you were always a part of our life and I will never forget you, say hi to everyone up there for us. Sleep tight, until we see each other again. We love you 😘 forever and a day. Sleep peacefully Minnie. Our deepest condolences Raymond and Melissa Cardilli