Richard J. Duarte, 62, of Providence, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 1, 2019 at his home. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Kathryn (Scolaro) Duarte.
Richard was employed by Chemart of Lincoln, RI. He was an exceptional billiard player and he participated in many tournaments. Richard was an excellent cook and he always enjoyed cooking for his family and friends. He was a fun and loving guy who liked going out to spend time with friends and have a cold beer. He will be truly missed by all.
He leaves behind a daughter, Lauren Malloy and her boyfriend Eric Derouin of North Providence, one brother, John Duarte of East Providence, a brother-in-law, Raymond Cordeiro of Barrington, a granddaughter, Evangeline Derouin, two nieces, Kerri Bernard and Terri Duarte, one nephew, Steven Dean, a godchild, Tyler Schmidt. Richard was the brother of the late Charlotte Cordeiro.
His funeral service and visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM with a service at 12 Noon in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private.