Romano Funeral Home

627 Union Ave, Providence, RI


Richard Comella

March 18, 1944May 9, 2020

Richard “Pro” Comella, 76, of Providence passed away May 9, 2020 in Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Antonio and Mary (DiSantis) Comella.

“He was a nice man.”

Funeral and burial will be private. For online condolences, visit www.romanofuneralhome.com.


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Anthony Marfeo

May 15, 2020

Rest In Peace Pro I know pop will be happy to see you. You were one of my favorite people Pro and I have sooooo many great memories to thank you for but one of my favorites was every day after school I'd have to go to the club to get my dog patch who would run from the Gesler St. Pool to pops club next to Roma just to see you ! Thank you pro I'll never forget you

Bart (Pebo) & Joyce Thorpe

May 15, 2020

To Pooka & Carmella ...This is Pebo Thorpe from Cedar St. & Pro was a great guy from the hill.

Loretta Scivola

May 15, 2020

Rest in peace Pro..lots of memories with you ..great man...Say hello to Chip for me.💗💗💗


May 14, 2020

I Remember when Richard(Pro)and his family lived next door to my family on 145 Spruce Street,i don't really remember his parents Tony and Mary i was very young when they passed,but pro sister's Tessie and Barbara especially tessie she always helped my mother fry eggplants,i also remember when pro was left to babysit my niece melissa and a few cousins so we could visit my mother in the hospital in 1981,well needless to say my niece almost blew up the stove,you were a good person may you rest in peace

George E Sousa Jr,Robert(PeeWee)Sousa and Georgianna A Sousa

Doreen Rodgers

May 14, 2020

RIP Richard you were always a kind person

Shana Delsanto

May 13, 2020

Very nice man did anything to help others r.i.p pro🙏🏼 From Shana n Donna

Dewey Santomassimo

May 13, 2020

Condolences to the Comella family. We grew up together, and were good friends. He was a true friend, and a gentleman, always. He will be remembered as a good person, and kindness, always.


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