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Mr. James A. "Poppy" DiSano

April 26, 1929 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 89)

Mr. James A. “Poppy” DiSano, age 89 of Mount Hope Avenue, Bristol, died Sunday October 21, 2018 in the Crestwood Nursing and Convalescent Home, Warren. He was the husband of Carmella L. “Millie” DiSano, his wife of 65 years. Born and raised in Warren, he was a son of the late Luigi and Concetta (Natale) DiSano. He served in the US Army as a Corporal during the Korean War. He worked for many years for the former Bristol Manufacturing Company, formerly in Bristol and then as a Dietary worker for the RI Veterans Home in Bristol for 10 years, retiring in 1992, he loved the time he worked at the Vets home, honored to be with his fellow veterans. He was a communicant and active parishioner at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, running 10-10 clubs for the parish for a number of years. A devoted to his family, he loved spending time with his wife, daughters and grandchildren and spending the time working around his home and in his gardens. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters; Stephanie Blair (Paul) of Warren, Lisa A Grimo (Pasquale) and Gina C. DiSano, both of Bristol, four grandchildren; Christopher J. and Carl P. Grimo, Paul S. Blair, Jr. and Kathryn E. Blair, and a sister, Betty Belmore of Warwick Neck. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a number of brothers and sisters. Funeral services from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 141 State Street, Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visitation will be Saturday morning only starting at 9:00 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at For online condolence, shared memories, information and directions go to


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