WOONSOCKET- Benjamin R. Suffoletto Sr., 92, of Central Ave. in Johnston, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday February 9, 2014, in Trinity Health Center. He was the husband of the late Katherine F. (DeStefano) Suffoletto.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Donato and Italia (Taglanetti) Suffoletto and his late Stepmother Catherine (Notorangelo) Suffoletto.
He was a United States Army Veteran serving in WWII.
Mr. Suffoletto worked as a Supervisor, for the Bellingham Post Office, for 30 years, prior to retiring.
He is survived by his three children, Barry J. and his wife Vicky Suffoletto, of St. Mary's, Georgia, Diana Lee Shaughnessy, of Johnston, R.I., Theodore M. and his wife Elizabeth Suffoletto, of Vermont. Three siblings, Margaret (Dolly) Dexter, of Woonsocket, Danny Suffoletto, of Chicago, and Judith Suffoletto of Woonsocket, and eight grandchildren.
He was the father of the late Benjamin R. Suffoletto Jr. and his daughter- in- law Linda, Father-in-law to the late Frances Shaughnessy. He was also the brother of the late Alphonse, and Joseph Suffoletto.
His funeral will be held on Friday February 14, 2014 at 10 A.M. in St. Anthony's Church Greene St. Woonsocket. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland, R.I. calling hours are omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, R.I. is in charge of the arrangements.