John M. Cuddemi, 78, of Cranston, passed away on February 6, 2014 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. He was the beloved husband of Dolores (DiLorenzo) Cuddemi.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Michael and Vincenza (Meschino) Cuddemi. John served in the United States Army during the Berlin Crises. He was the District Manager for Hartz Mountain Company for 30 years, before retiring. Upon retirement he worked for Maro Display.
Besides his wife, he was the devoted father of Ret. C.P.D. Michael J. Cuddemi and his wife, Lisa, and Tracy A. Petrella and her husband, Mark C.P.D. all of Cranston; loving grandfather of Adriana and Miranda Petrella and Michael and Jake Cuddemi. He was the dear brother of Santina Leonard and Marie Stabile and her husband, Edmund, all of Cranston and the late Vito Cuddemi.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, 1525 Cranston St., Cranston, followed by burial with military honors at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours were Monday in the Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- Rhode Island Chapter, 1210 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, RI 02920.
Visit www.nardolillo.com for online condolences.