88, of Johnston, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 7, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Natalie M. (Macera) Pagliaro. They were happily married for 66 wonderful years. Born in Providence, Rocco was a son of the late Bernardino and Giuseppina (Russo) Pagliaro. He worked for Davol, Inc. for forty years, before retiring, and was a US Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. Rocco enjoyed traveling with his wife, spending time with family and friends, the beach, and golfing.
Besides his wife, Rocco is survived by his son, Steven R. Pagliaro and his companion Kathleen Alvares, his daughter, Diane E. Campo and her husband Joseph, and his son, Richard P. Pagliaro and his wife, Joanna. He was the cherished grandfather of eight and great grandfather of eight. He was the brother of the late Nicholas Pagliaro and Bernard Pagliaro.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Cross Church, 18 King Philip St, Providence, RI 02909 on Wednesday at 11 a.m. SEATING WILL BE LIMITED. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 245 Waterman St. #306, Providence, RI 02906.
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