of Alpine Estates Dr., Cranston, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Kent Hospital in Warwick. He was the beloved husband of the late Sarah (Faraone) Valente. Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Daniel and Anna (Cardillo) Valente.
Anthony was self-employed in the industrial woodworking industry for many years. He graduated from the University of RI with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Rocco Church serving as a parish trustee, member of the finance council and a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Anthony was the devoted father of Linda A. Masse and her husband Steven of Foster, Anthony M. Valente, Jr. and his wife Joanne, Sandra M. Zayat and her husband Chuck, all of Cranston and the late Daniel A. Valente and his wife Gina of East Greenwich; cherished grandfather of Jenna Weiss, Marissa and Sarah Valente, Aubrey Masse, Daniel Valente, Jr., Gabriella Valente, and Jillian and Kaylyn Zayat; loving great-grandfather of Charly, Mina and Brennan; and dear brother of Josephine Colafrancesco of Cranston and the late Nicholas DeRaimo, Angelo Valente, Rose Petrozzi and Jennie Ciambrone.
Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston on Wednesday, June 23rd at 10 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rocco Church, Johnston at 11 a.m. Burial will be at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS are WEDNESDAY MORNING from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Rocco Church or School, 927 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI 02919.
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