William 'Bill' Aquilante, Jr.

March 21, 1940 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 81)


81, of Johnston, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by family.  He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth “Liz” M. (DiManna) Aquilante.  Born in Providence, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Pasqualena (Vallese) Aquilante.


Bill is survived by his loving children, William Aquilante III and his wife Lori of North Providence, Elisa Bergantino and her wife Jennifer of Coventry, his son in-law Louis Bergantino of Coventry, his cherished grandchildren Haley, Justin, Matthew and Kristina, and his brother Richard Aquilante of Del Ray Beach, FL.


His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory 1278 Park Ave., Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Providence. Burial will take place in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS: Monday 5 – 8 p.m.

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September 27, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nardolillo Funeral Home
1278 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910

Mass of Christian Burial
September 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
645 Hartford Ave.
Providence, RI 02909


St. Ann Cemetery
73 Church St.
Cranston, RI 02920

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