Faust A. Ritarossi Jr.
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78, of Coventry, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 8, 2021. Faust was the husband of Geraldine A. (Ranallo) Ritarossi for 57 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Faust A. and Rose (Lanzi) Ritarossi.
Faust graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School and went on to earn an Associate's Degree from Bryant College and served in the Army National Guard. Faust was a Dispatcher and Office Manager for A. Cardi Construction in Coventry for over 20 years. He later was an Estimator in the Heavy Construction Industry before retiring. Faust was also a Catechism Teacher for many years at Saints John and Paul Church. He was a 50 year member of the FOP.
He loved to spend time with his Family, Friends and especially his Grandchildren. He attended the many school and sporting events they participated in. He was always there cheering them on.
He was an avid fan of New England professional sports. To many people he was a generous and supportive Friend. He enjoyed reading, taking walks and of course, fine dining.
He was the father of Stephen M. Ritarossi and his wife Kelly of Coventry, Gina M. Vestuti and her husband Ralph of Charlotte, NC, and Melissa A. Morvillo and her husband Todd of North Kingstown.
Faust was the Proud Grandfather of Chelsie, Amanda, Briana, Ryan, Nicole and Rachel. He was the brother of Louis Ritarossi of East Greenwich.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11:00 am in Saints John & Paul Church, 341 South Main St., Coventry. Face masks and social distance must be observed. Inurnment at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Greenwich will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or www.dana-farber.org/gift or Saint Jude's Children's Hospital would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (Rte.3) Coventry. iannottifh.com

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Published in The Providence Journal on Jan. 12, 2021.
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January 18, 2021
Geraldine & Family -
Thelma and I are saddened by your loss. I will also cherish memories of Faust and my dad relaxing poolside. He was a remarkable man who raised a wonderful family.
Joy Cervone
January 17, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of Faust’s passing. As you know, we were making preparations for our Mom’s funeral and unfortunately could not attend the wake. Again, our condolences. Faust will be in our prayers. All our love, Cousin Richard, Rebecca and family ❤❤
Richard A DAmico
January 14, 2021
Dear Stephen, Iam very sorry to hear of your fathers passing, Please know you are in my prayers today.

Alison (corcoran )
January 12, 2021
To The Ritarossi Family.I was your neighbor when you lived in Providence in the 1970's,I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr Ritarossi.May you find peace that he is in the arms of the lord.
January 12, 2021
So very sorry
Joseph Fera
Mt Pleasant High School Friend
Joseph Fera
January 12, 2021
Gerry, Stephen, Gina and Melissa,
So very sorry for your loss.... Our sincere condolences
to your entire family.... RIP
Babs and Fred
Fred Rioles
January 12, 2021
Gerry, I am sending virtual hugs to you and your entire family know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. My deepest sympathy to the entire Ritarossi family Gerry, children, grandchildren God Bless
January 12, 2021
Gerry, Melissa & Todd,

Extending my deepest sympathy on the loss of your precious husband, father and father-in-law. Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of Faust.
George A. Calcagni
January 12, 2021
Melissa so very sorry to hear about your dad. My deepest condolences to you and your family
My deepest condolences to you and your family
January 11, 2021
Mrs. Ritarossi and family,
We are so sorry for your loss of Faust. May he rest in peace.
Rolaine and Phil Kershaw
Rolaine Kershaw
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