Nicholas Matrone, 89, Bristol

Nicholas Matrone, 89, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at the Silver Creek Manor nursing home in Bristol.
Born in Bristol, a son of the late Frank and Josephine (Cavallaro) Matrone, he was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Medeiros) Matrone of Warren.
Nicholas was a carpenter who served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 237.
Mr. Matrone was the loving father of Frank N. (Mary Ellen) Matrone, Nicholas J. (Stacey) Matrone Jr. and Ronald A. (Laurie) Matrone; the grandfather of Jason Matrone, Laura Cote, Jessica Rizzo, Nicholas Matrone III, Matthew Matrone, Jenna Lee Morrin and Chelsea Matrone; and also leaves six great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Satie Formisano, Gina Terra, Mary Accardi, and Ralph and Anthony Matrone.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, August 9, with a funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Warren Rescue Squad, 1 Joyce St., Warren, RI 02885, or Silver Creek Manor, Patient Activities, 7 Creek Lane, Bristol, RI 02809.