Alessandro Beneduce, 80, of Cranston and West Palm Beach, Florida, passed away on Friday January 11, 2013 at River View Nursing Home in Coventry. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Rosa (Carnevale) Beneduce.
Born in Abruzzi Chieti, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Virginia (Novello) Beneduce.
Alessandro worked for AF Luisi Construction for many years before his retirement.
Besides his wife he was the devoted father of Fernando Beneduce and his wife Joan of Boulder City, NV; Virginia Foster and her husband Edwin of Cranston; Lucio Beneduce and his wife Nancy Sullivan of Cranston; and Franco Beneduce of San Francisco, CA; loving grandfather of Billy and Mitchell Foster and Jasymn Sullivan. He was predeceased by siblings Sabatino, Cherubina, Orilia, Adamo, Olinda, Ersilia, Alfredo, Ottavio, Elena, Italo, Zelinda, Esterina and Angelina.
Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave. Cranston on Wednesday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Mark 15 Garden Ct. Cranston at 10 a.m. Entombment will be in Our Risen Christ Garden Mausoleum in St. Ann Cemetery Cranston. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904.