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Romano Funeral Home

627 Union Ave, Providence, RI

OBITUARY

Pio Turchetta Jr.

January 11, 1930September 1, 2019

Pio Turchetta, Jr., 89 of Dale Avenue, Johnston passed away on September 1, 2019. He was the husband of the late Mafalda “Muffy” (Fiormanti) Turchetta.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Pio and Catherine (Calitri) Turchetta.

Pio was a custodian for the Providence School Department for 20 years before retiring. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and he was an avid N.Y. Yankee fan.

He was the father of Anthony Turchetta, Jean Gonsalves and her husband Joseph and Cathy Coppolino and her husband Ralph, Jr.; grandfather of Anthony, Jr., Stephen, Bianca, Alexandra and Isabella and great grandfather of Dimitri, Penelope and Dominic. He was also the brother of Edith Russo and the late John and David Turchetta, Anna Quattrini, Carmela DeAngelis, Dorothy Sarno and Norma Parisi.

His visitation and funeral will be Friday from 9:00 – 10:30 am in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in Holy Ghost Church, 1 Knight Street, Providence. Burial with Military Honors to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pio’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Ste 3002, Warwick, RI 02886. www.romanofuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Burial with Military Honors Friday, September 6, 2019

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Laurie Cairone

September 5, 2019

Anthony,

Very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

With sincere sympathy,

Laurie Cairone

Diana Colombo

September 5, 2019

Anthony so very sorry, condolences to you and your family.

Lois Scofield

September 3, 2019

Anthony. Jeannie, and Kathy so sorry about the loss of your Dad, our love and prayers are with you at this time. Love, Lois and Dave Scofield

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Biography

Pio Turchetta, Jr., 89 of Dale Avenue, Johnston passed away on September 1, 2019. He was the husband of the late Mafalda “Muffy” (Fiormanti) Turchetta.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Pio and Catherine (Calitri) Turchetta.

Pio was a custodian for the Providence School Department for 20 years before retiring. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and he was an avid N.Y. Yankee fan.

He was the father of Anthony Turchetta, Jean Gonsalves and her husband Joseph and Cathy Coppolino and her husband Ralph, Jr.; grandfather of Anthony, Jr., Stephen, Bianca, Alexandra and Isabella and great grandfather of Dimitri, Penelope and Dominic. He was also the brother of Edith Russo and the late John and David Turchetta, Anna Quattrini, Carmela DeAngelis, Dorothy Sarno and Norma Parisi.

His visitation and funeral will be Friday from 9:00 – 10:30 am in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in Holy Ghost Church, 1 Knight Street, Providence. Burial with Military Honors to follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pio’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Ste 3002, Warwick, RI 02886. www.romanofuneralhome.com.