Romeo DiQuinzio, 79, Barrington

Posted

Romeo DiQuinzio, 79, of Grant Street, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Helen (Marabello) DiQuinzio.

A lifelong resident of Barrington, he was a son of the late Grazio and Margaret (Cuzzone) DiQuinzio.

Mr. DiQuinzio was the owner and operator of Romeo’s Restaurant for 17 years.

Romeo was a former member of the Barrington American Legion Post #8. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and crabbing.

Mr. DiQuinzio was a United States Marine Corps veteran.

Besides his wife of 55 years, he is survived by two daughters, Donna L. Smith and her husband Edward of Seekonk, Mass. and Deborah A. DiQuinzio and her husband Wendell Clough of Pawtucket; and three grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathan and Bethany Smith. He was the brother of the late Clementina Paolozzi, Alfred, Domenic, Carmen and Angelo DiQuinzio.

His funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 10, in the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery, Upland Way, Barrington. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com

Comments

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.