John F. Petrarca, of Warwick, passed away on August 16, 2012. He was the husband of Eilean B. (Anderson) Petrarca.
Born in Wets Warwick, he was the son of the late Antonio and Martha (Verete) Petrarca. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Petrarca worked for Aetna Bridge, Plantations Steel and East Greenwich Country Club before his retirement two years ago.
He is survived by his brother. Albert F. Pertrarca of Warwick, he was the brother of the late Domenic and Pasquale Petrarca, Mary Centracchio, Louise Corrente, and Clara DiMascolo. He was the much loved godfather and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Committal will be held at the Columbarium, Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter, R.I. at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 23, 2012