80, of Lincoln, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 12 with family after a courageous four year battle with cardiac amlyoid disease. Valentino was the son of the late Valentino and Doris (Lonardo) Colasanto and the brother of the late Emiro and Robert Colasanto. Valentino is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Judith, his loving son, Val, his daughter-in-law Victoria, siblings Lawrence, Sandra and Denise, and his two adored grandchildren, Alessandra and Nicholas.
Born and raised on Federal Hill, Valentino was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and Providence College, class of 1963. Valentino served as a financial advisor in Providence for nearly 50 years, the last 12 of which he was proudly able to serve alongside his son, Val. Valentino was a member of the Alpine Country Club where he formerly served as President and forged many valuable friendships over more than thirty years.
Valentino was an avid skier and spent many memorable vacations with both his son and his friends in places such as Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Italy, Switzerland and Germany. Valentino's true passion was his family and friends. He was ever-present and made lasting impressions on everyone that he met. He will be sorely missed but always adored by everyone who knew him.
Funeral services will be private. Donations may be made in Valentino's memory to the Amyloidosis Foundation at Amyloidosis.org.
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