74, of Coventry RI passed away on Easter Sunday, April 4th, surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.
He was born in Providence, RI to the late Americo LaFazia and Elena (Zompa) LaFazia. He was the loving and devoted husband of 52 years to Rosemary (Marzano) LaFazia. He was the beloved father of Brenna McAfee and her husband Michael of West Greenwich, Jessica Martin and her husband Michael of Fall River MA. He leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Michael and Christopher McAfee and Nicholas, Jacob, Caitlyn Martin. He was so proud of all his grandchilden.
Ray served in the military with an honorable discharge from the army reserves. He went on to a successful career in the sales industry with companies such as Metropolitan Insurance and Ikon office solutions.
Ray greatly enjoyed traveling, listening to Doo Wop music, days at the beach but most of all spending time with his many friends and family. Ray was known for his wit, caring and friendly demeanor. He was loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 11am in Sts John and Paul Church , Coventry. Burial with military honors will take place in St Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours will be on Thursday evening from 4-7 pm in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME &Crematory 1278 Park Ave. , Cranston. Kindly omit flowers.
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