Alfred P. DiBiasio, age 93, of Warwick, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 surrounded by his family at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich. He was the husband of Mary (Russo) DiBiasio. They were married for 61 years.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Gelardo and Genoeffa (DiDionisio) DiBiasio, he lived in Providence until moving to Warwick in 2004. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served as a seaman on the USS Missouri. Mr. DiBiasio was employed by the federal government as a carpenter at Quonset Point Naval Air Station and Davisville for 40 years. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Alfred was also a professional musician and member of the musician’s union. A guitarist and vocalist, he played at many local venues. In later years, he provided entertainment at several area nursing homes. He was a devoted and loving husband and father and was very patriotic.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters, Linda DiBiasio DeQuattro and her husband, Billy DeQuattro, of Warwick, and Lori DiBiasio of Warwick; three grandchildren, Keri Rossi-Dentremont, Kristen Cipriano and Derek Rossi; and two great-grandchildren, Nathan and Scarlett. He was the brother of the late Mary, Angelina, Rose, Anna, Victoria, Pasquale and Carmino.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the nurses, CNAs and hospice care team at St. Elizabeth Home.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday, August 27, at 12 noon from Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a committal service and military honors to follow at Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited and may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Elizabeth Home, Patient Activities Fund, One St. Elizabeth Place, East Greenwich, RI 02818. Visit www.barrettandcotter.com.