Felix Berardis Sr.
Felix Berardis Sr., 84, of Oakhurst Avenue, a retired carpenter, passed away peacefully December 26, 2011. He was the devoted husband of Cecile A. (Ducharme) Berardis for 58 years.
He was a son of the late Frank and Cecilia (DeFelice) Berardis. Felix was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and Korea. He also served in the RI National Guard.
Felix was the loving father of Laurie A. Browning and her husband, David, Felix Berardis Jr. and Mona L. Merolla and her husband, Marco Sr.; loving grandfather of Erin Lee, Joseph and his wife, Stefanie, Laura, Marco Jr., Alexandra and Anthony; and great-grandfather of Fox, Luke and Skylar. He was the brother of Paul, Benjamin and David Berardis and the late William, Amedeus, Philomena Berardis, Anna Ricci, Virginia Vanner and Elsie Adessi. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Ave. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.
Contributions to The Tomorrow Fund, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI, 02903 will be appreciated. For information and condolences visit www.thequinnfuneralhome.com.