Mario Patalano, 88, of Wakefield Street, West Warwick passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Coventry Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was married for fifty six years to Blanche L. (Calci) Patalano.
Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Vincent and Phyllis (Marino) Patalano.
Mario was a Supervisor for American Tourister for forty years until his retirement in 1986. He was a WWII US Navy Veteran and also worked at Jerry’s Supermarket in West Warwick. He loved his family and his dog, Ernie.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons; Steven M. Patalano and his wife Susan, Gary M. and his fiancée Dulce Langhan and Mark V. Patalano, and a daughter; Sandra M. Amato and her husband Eric, six grandchildren; Gary, Ryan, Derek, and Corey Patalano, Jennie McLeod, and Erin Lopes, and eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers; Albert and Domenic Patalano, four sisters; Jennie Montiquila, Faye Patalano, Mary D’Ambra, and Isabelle Rossi.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Church, Providence Street, West Warwick, RI, followed by Military Honors at the church. Burial will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI.
For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com.
Reported: 02/05/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)