Nicholas D. Marcello

April 26, 1931December 15, 2018

Nicholas D.“Nicky” Marcello, age 87, of Barrington, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at The Friendly Home with his beloved family by his side. He was the loving husband of the late Elaine M. (Fiore) Marcello, with whom he was married to for 51 years.

Born in Barrington, a son of the late Guiseppe and Assunta (Tanzi) Marcello, he was a life-long resident of Barrington and a communicant of Holy Angels Church.

A graduate of Barrington High School, Class of 1949, he served in the RI Air National Guard for seven years. He worked as a lace weaver for many years before retiring. Nicky was a member of ALOA, he was an avid golfer, loved to play the guitar, enjoyed country music, watching the Boston Red Sox and especially loved spending time with his favorite people, his three grandchildren.

He is survived by two daughters, Paula S. Vennard and her husband Robert of Upton, MA and Diane M. Dawson and her husband Daniel of Cumberland; three grandchildren, Brian and Katherine Vennard and Connor Dawson; brothers-in-law, Anthony Fiore and Joseph Motta; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the father of the late Susan E. Marcello and brother of the late Amelia Thivierge and Louise Motta.

His funeral will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main St., Warren followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Parish, 341 Maple Ave., Barrington, RI 02806. Visitation Thursday 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Burial will be in Santa Maria del Campo, Barrington. Contributions may be made in his honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For directions and tributes,


  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


  • Visitation Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Burial Friday, December 21, 2018

Nicholas D. Marcello

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