Richard P. Querceto, 83, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Eastgate Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Paul and Alice (Boona) Querceto. Mr. Querceto was a shredder operator and a crane operator at the Shipyard in Providence for 42 years before he retired. He was an avid horse lover and enjoyed riding horses.
He leaves one daughter, Lisa DeSousa of Riverside, one son, Jesse Querceto and his wife Louise of Providence, four grandchildren, Trish Tougas, Jesse Querceto, Jr., Ashley DeSousa and Amanda DeSousa, three great grandchildren, one brother, Paul Querceto of Lincoln and one sister, Lydia Querceto of East Providence. He was the brother of the late Bob Querceto, Dino Querceto, Veglia Martins and Olga Benefito.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in Our Lady of Loreto Church, Waterman Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 5-8.