Joseph J. Astore


Joseph J. Astore, 85, of Warwick passed away June 27, 2012 at Kent Hospital. He was the husband of the late Yolanda (Yorio) Astore.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was one of nine children born to the late John and Marie (Astore) Astore. Mr. Astore was a Sales Representative for Burlington Industries for 35 years until his retirement. He served in The United States Army during World War II as a corporal. He enjoyed socializing with family and friends and attending the Pilgrim and Buttonwoods Senior Centers.

He is survived by his children, John Astore of Atlanta, Georgia and Marie Webster and her husband, Donald of Warwick; a brother Fred Astore of Sacramento, California; his greatest pride and joy, his two granddaughters Lindsay and Kelly Webster, and a grandson Nicholas Astore.

His funeral service was held on Friday, June 29, 2012 in The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, followed by burial in Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter.


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