Joseph A. Lonardo, 66, Barrington


Joseph A. Lonardo, 66, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was the husband of Joanne (Silva) Lonardo.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Zinni) Lonardo.

Mr. Lonardo was a lifelong resident of Barrington. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 8, Knights of Columbus, Bristol Council #379, a board member of RI Association for Cardiac Children and a communicant of Holy Angels Church.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Joseph A., Jr., Jeffery and James W. Lonardo and his wife Jennifer; brother, Anthony Lonardo; grandchildren, Michael, Catherine, Jessica, Ashley, Cassie, Janel, Maisie and Kori; and great-grandchildren, Haylee and Amaya. He was the brother of the late Theresa DeCosta and Ann Marie Silveira.

His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 3, at 9 a.m. from Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main St., Warren, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Ave., Barrington. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Ave., Barrington, RI 02806 or RI Association for Cardiac Children, 14 Linwood Ave., North Providence, RI 02911.

lonardo, obits


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.