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Mr. Joseph DaPonte

December 9, 1930 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 87)


Mr. Joseph DaPonte, 87 passed away on December 28, 2017. He was the husband of Cecelia (Nastri) DaPonte. A lifelong resident of Bristol, he was the son of Jose and Miranda DaPonte. In addition to his wife of 64 years, he is survived by his three children, Nancy Kiley (Gary), Joseph DaPonte (Carole), and Michael DaPonte (Alison). Grandchildren Peter and Daniel Kiley, Colin and Alex DaPonte, Andrew, Mary Emelia DaPonte, and great grandchildren Raegan, Denver, and Maija Kiley. He was the brother of Julie Ann Rego (Joseph) of Bristol. Joe was a Fourth Degree Knight of the Bristol Council of the Knights of Columbus for over fifty-five years and served as Grand Knight. He was a lector and parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Joe graduated from Colt Memorial High School in 1949, and was a retiree of Citizens Bank. Joe always looked forward to spending time with his family, and was an avid crossword puzzle solver. He was a proud resident of Bristol and enjoyed cruising around town and through his beloved Colt State Park. Funeral services from the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood Street, Bristol, Saturday, December 30, 2017 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 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 141 State Street, Bristol, RI 02809. For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
December 30, 2017

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Sansone Funeral Home
192 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Funeral services from
Saturday
December 30, 2017

10:00 AM
Sansone Funeral Home
192 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

with a Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
December 30, 2017

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
141 State Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Committal
Saturday
December 30, 2017

12:00 PM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI


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