Oresto “Russ” Joseph Conti Jr., 60, of Huntersville, N.C., passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House in North Carolina.
Born August 2, 1952 in Providence, R.I. to Rena Bellanger Conti and the late Oresto Joseph Conti, he was a structural engineer with General Dynamics, a member of the West Barrington Mens Club in Rhode Island, and an avid golfer.
Along with his mother, Russ leaves his loving wife Carol Buckless Conti; his daughter, Wendy Gherardi (Vincent) of Huntersville; his son, Paul Russell Conti of Rhode Island; a grandson, Nicholas Gherardi; his brothers, Richard Conti and Dino Conti, both of Rhode Island; and his sister, Angela Sutherland of California.
Memorial Services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren. Immediately following the service there will be a gathering at the home of Richard Conti, 3 Pine Haven Drive, Wyoming, RI 02898.
Memorial contributions may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home is assisting. Leave condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com.