Mr. Edward J. Pezzullo, age 85 of Metacom Avenue, Bristol, died peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of LuAnn P. (Alves) Pezzullo, his wife of 59 years. Born and raised in Barrington, he was a son of the late Joseph and Adeline (Medici) Pezzullo.
A graduate of Barrington High School, Class of 1952 where he was a Five Lettered Athlete in Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track and Golf. Following high school he served in the US Army in Germany during the post Korean War Era. Ed was a superintendent for the Gilbane Construction Company out of Providence for over 45 years, retiring in 2000. He was a member of the RI Laborers Union, Local 251. An avid golfer, he played for many years in the Middlebury Country Club Golf League. A Jack of all Trades, he enjoyed spending time working around his yard, with his vegetable and flower gardens and could fix just about anything. He was also an avid sports enthusiast.
He will truly be remembered as a quiet, gentle but strong family man who just loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and his great grandson. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children and their spouses: Edward S. and Jean Pezzullo of Warren, Marybeth Pezzullo and Christopher Fletcher of Bristol, Steven P. and Julie Pezzullo of Warwick; six grandchildren: Nathan Pezzullo Fletcher and his fiancé Cara Nordberg, Ariana M. Pezzullo and Ryan Sauve, Zachary A. , Steven C., Ethan and Cameron Pezzullo; his great grandson, Cole Edward Sauve. He is also survived by his sister, Anna Campanelli. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Pezzullo; two grandchildren: Jarred Pezzullo Fletcher and Hannah Ruth Pezzullo; his preceding siblings: Joseph and Raymond Pezzullo, and Annette Seraikas.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend service in Celebration of his life, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:00AM in the Faith Christian Center, 95 Sagamore Road, Seekonk, MA. Burial will be private and visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or online at www.stjude.org/memorial or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or online at www.woundedwarriorprojection.org For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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Wounded Warrior Project
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