80, of Johnston and Narragansett, passed away peacefully Saturday November 20, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.
He was the loving husband of Ruth E. (Mancini) Parrillo for 56 years. Born in Providence he was the son of the late Flore and Elsie (Votolato) Parrillo.
Besides his wife he is survived by his children Joseph D. Parrillo and his wife Renee and Lisa M. Parrillo all of Johnston; he was the brother of Dennis Parrillo and his wife Lucille of Johnston, David Parrillo and his wife Pat of Vero Beach, FL and the late Flore “Chuck” Parrillo and Stephen Parrillo; He was the loving Papa of Leonard Jr., Lily A. Curreri, and Joseph R. Parrillo; step grandfather of Joseph D. Trillo and Sonya G. Oliver; step great grandfather of David Trillo and Jacob Oliver.
Donald was an Administrator of J. Mancini Hardware, North Kingstown for 42 years and a Director of Lily Ann Realty LLC. After his retirement he worked with his son Joe as a purchasing agent at Classic Seal Coating Inc. He was a member of the San Bernardo Society, the Alpine Country Club and Galilee Beach Club. He also served in the U.S. ARMY.
Spending time with his family was his greatest joy Breakfasts with his grandchildren, annual hunting trips with his son, searching for antiques with his daughter, “raising hell” on the farm with his brother Denny, and summers at the beach with his wife and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10am in St. Rocco’s Church, Johnston. Burial will be Private. VISITING HOURS will be Friday from 5 to 8 PM at the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory 1278 Park Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics Rhode Island 370 George Washington Highway Smithfield, RI 02917 or St. Rocco’s School 931 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI 02919.
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