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Thomas A. Valletta, Sr.

June 12, 1926 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Thomas Valletta, Sr. Obituary

97, of Cranston, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at the Hope Health Hospice Center in Providence surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of 75 years to Vincenza (Checchia) Valletta.  Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Paul Valletta and the late Philomena (Pantalone) Valletta.

Tom was a World War II Army Veteran serving in the Philippines.  Tom worked for the former B.F. Rosen company in Providence for many years, later becoming the Vice President for Bradford Textile.

Tom was an avid golfer and played at Triggs Golf Course for many years before becoming a member of Valley Country Club in West Warwick, RI.

Besides his wife Vincenza, Tom leaves three loving children, Cathy A. Valletta of Johnston, Thomas A. Valletta, Jr. and his wife Francine Valletta of Riverside, and Robert V. Valletta of Cranston who was his caretaker.  He leaves two beloved grandchildren Cara Shibley and her husband Kyle of Hope, and Nicolas Valletta and his wife Jennifer of Seekonk, MA, and five great grandchildren Ella, Alex, Eric, Jameson and Sienna.  Tom was the brother of Camille Votta of North Providence, and stepbrother of Connie Manchester of Cranston.

Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston on Saturday at 8:30a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston.  Burial will take place in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  VISITING HOURS will be held Friday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be appreciated to HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.



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March 22, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nardolillo Funeral Home
1278 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910

Mass of Christian Burial
March 23, 2024

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
237 Garden Hills Drive
Cranston, RI 02920


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


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