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Raymond Ardente, Jr.

d. January 7, 2023

Raymond Ardente, Jr.

101, of Cranston passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 7, 2023 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Angela (Spinelli) Ardente.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Raimondo and Carmella (DiOrio) Ardente, he had been a Cranston resident since 1961.  Mr. Ardente was a U.S. Army Veteran serving as a medic in World War II.  He served many years as a volunteer for the Catholic Charity Fund supporting many causes, a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, St. Joseph’s Men’s Guild, and an honorary member of the Alpine Country Club.  Mr. Ardente was one of the founders and officer of Ardente Supply Co., in Providence.  He was a humble person with a strong work ethic who enjoyed golfing, bowling, dancing, and will be remembered by his family as a wonderful husband, father, provider and loving grandfather and great-grandfather.  He will also be remembered by his employees and customers as engaging, supportive and accommodating, especially for his service with the tradesmen.

He was the last of eight siblings to pass.  He is survived by his loving children, Kathy Parker and her late husband Robert O’Meara of Warwick, Diane Ardente of Johnston, Janice Flynn and her husband David of Scituate, and Ray Ardente and his companion Gail Bokowsky of Bristol.  He was the cherished grandfather of seven, great grandfather of four and was the brother of the late Genaro, Alfred, Beatrice, Ann, Esther, Arthur and Ernest Ardente,

His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9am from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston at 10am. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS SATURDAY MORNING 8-9am. Donations may be made to your favorite charity.

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