Joseph F. DeFusco


Joseph F. DeFusco

Verizon employee

Joseph F. DeFusco, 69, of Locust Glen Drive, Cranston, died December 30, 2011 at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of Geraldine L. (Rotondo) DeFusco.

Born in Providence, the son of the late Frank and Dorothy (Bernardoni) DeFusco, he lived in Warwick before moving to Cranston 20 years ago. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

Mr. DeFusco was employed for many years by New England Telephone Co./Verizon. For the last 10 years, he was employed part time at Twin River Casino in Lincoln.

Besides his wife he leaves his dear, beloved daughter, Danielle S. DeFusco of Warwick, and an aunt, Elena DeFusco Fox of Providence.

His funeral will be held Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. in Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Visiting hours are Jan. 8 from 2-6 p.m. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

Contributions in his memory may be made to P.E.T.A. (