Michael G. Monroe

Michael G. Monroe, 53, of Goldsmith Avenue, East Providence passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.

Born in Providence, he was a son of Constance M. (Frattarelli) Rhodes and the late Herbert E. Fields. He was also the stepson of Bruce Rhodes.  Michael was a V.I.P. Media Ticket Taker at Gillette Stadium since 2014. He also worked as a waiter at Twin Oaks Restaurant in Cranston for 22 years and at the Wharf Tavern in Warren for 5 years. He was a member of the M.S. Society.

Besides his parents he leaves six siblings, Ron Monroe, Michelle Monroe, Kyle Rhodes, Sherri-Lyn Rhodes, Tiffany Fields and Tim Fields, his chosen brother, Dennis Richiele, his chosen sister, Dawn McDermott and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

His funeral services will be private. A celebration of his life will be held at a time to be announced.


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Jd from East of the Rockies wrote on September 8, 2020 at 4:22 am:
Hello I’ve previous posted as well but also wondering on a update of some sort of life celebration
John from Franklin wrote on July 7, 2020 at 12:06 am:
Hi I previous posted But any updates on some sort of life celabration Thankyou Again sorry for loss
Sonia Clippinger from Clarksville wrote on May 20, 2020 at 6:25 pm:
R.I.P. my dear friend. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Evelyn Pasquarello from Middleboro wrote on May 20, 2020 at 7:01 am:
I am so sorry for this. I had the pleasure of meeting Michael at SMH. Once you met him, you liked him immediately. He was always positive and joking. You could tell he had a huge heart. He will be very missed. I am going to light a candle in his memory and will think of him often.
Helena salvador from East Providence wrote on May 14, 2020 at 8:36 am:
Michael was a nices man I met him in the Laundry room and ii Used to help him put his clothes in the dryer.he will be missed a lot.r.i.p
Geralyn from Smithfield wrote on May 11, 2020 at 11:29 pm:
I met Mike 21 yrs ago when I was working at Lincoln Park. We became friends instantly. My girlfriends and I would go see him every Friday night at the Oaks. Lost touch with him after he left the Oaks. I always thought about him and one year ago he found me on Facebook. I was so happy to hear from him. I spoke with him around two months ago, it was so good to hear his voice. I’m going to miss him, RIP my friend!
Licia Meldrum from Toronto, ON wrote on May 11, 2020 at 3:43 pm:
Michael, I just found out about this today. My heart is broken and the world seems dark and cruel today. I will always miss they way you are able to make me feel like you were right in it with me from thousands of miles away. I'll miss your good natured chuckle when I teased your accent and your attempts to "sound Canadian." I'll miss texting trash talk whenever the Jay's and the Red Sox played each other and the voice messages you'd leave me when I was struggling. I'll miss your sense of humor and your strength. I love you always.
Kate Carroll from Warwick wrote on May 11, 2020 at 11:13 am:
Dear Mike, my heart is broken for your family, chosen family, and friends. You were loved by all who had the great pleasure of knowing you, and I am honored to count myself among them. So many wonderful memories, but what I will always remember most are your smiling eyes and kind words about everyone. Your positivity and good humor were contagious, and you elevated the mood of any get-together effortlessly. Thank you for being that person to me and countless others. Until we meet again...
Robert Grace from Warwick wrote on May 10, 2020 at 11:10 pm:
I always enjoyed Mike, he was a pleasure to know. I am so sorry to learn of his passing. Connie, my sincere sympathy to you and your family members. Robert Grace
Carole Brown from East Providence wrote on May 10, 2020 at 7:37 pm:
My condolences to Mike's family. I knew Mike from City View Manor. He always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he saw. I pray that God will bring peace and comfort to you all during this sad time.
Dotty Marcello from North Attleboro wrote on May 10, 2020 at 4:02 pm:
My heartfelt sympathy are with you Ron and your family.From the first day at Gillette I knew that I was touched by an Angel With Mike’s beautiful laugh and smile. May he Rest In Peace,
Alex Takian from East Greenwich wrote on May 10, 2020 at 3:07 pm:
We used to call Mike “Woody” at the Oaks, he looked just like him behind the bar. He was one of the best guys to work for, easy going with lots of laughs and he was always generous to the Jr. waiter’s... he’ll be missed by all.
James Hindle from Cranston wrote on May 10, 2020 at 1:44 am:
Mike,I worked with you at the Oaks years ago and had a nice friendship and many fun times and laughs thru the years.. I' ll miss you my friend..RIP..Mike..
Ellie Fondi & Bobby Fondi from East Providence wrote on May 9, 2020 at 11:49 pm:
Mike was one of the sweetest friends of my son Bobby. I loved him. The last time I saw Mike was at Twin Oaks many years ago. Rest in peace Mike. XO
Vicki Bugbee (Croft) from Cranston wrote on May 9, 2020 at 10:19 pm:
So sorry to hear about losing Mike. Have only good memories of him and his family...high school, church and those Wheeler Ave block parties Kyle mentioned. Thoughts and prayers with your family through this time of sorrow. Love, Vicki
Michael A Matracia from Cranston RI wrote on May 9, 2020 at 7:17 pm:
Dear family, Michael was a tremendous person with courage like no other person. I admired his spirit in this battle. Seeing Michael through his Challenges battling Multiple sclerosis at SMH We would chat and catch up and I’m sure pray for each other. He will be missed shirley by many. It’s a pleasure to have met him and knowing her a bit. God bless Michael.
William Fahey from Wellesley Massachusetts wrote on May 9, 2020 at 3:12 pm:
It was a honor working a long side with you buddy you will be missed at Gillette this year thanks for being part of my life and I will always miss you my friend William Fahey
Christal Walsh from East Providence wrote on May 9, 2020 at 2:28 pm:
Sending my heartfelt condolences to Michael's family, I had the pleasure of knowing Michael for a few years while he lived at Cityview Manor, he was such a pleasant , respectful man, we at the Epha will miss his smile and presence. May he rest in eternal peace.
Jim and Joyce Richards from Belfast wrote on May 9, 2020 at 2:03 pm:
So sorry! Our condolences to all of you!
Alex Roy from Woonsocket wrote on May 9, 2020 at 1:39 pm:
As a coworker at Gillette stadium he was always there joking around with me helping me out my first year I still can't wrap my head around this. R.I.P BUDDY