Olindo Pagano


Olindo Pagano

a toolmaker

Olindo Pagano, 91, died December 5, 2011. He was the husband of the late Mary (Rossi) Pagano, to whom he was married for 52 years.

Born in Salerno, Italy, a son of the late Raffaele and Teresa (Califano) Pagano, he immigrated to Providence in 1954. He had resided in Warwick for 10 years and wintered in Boca Raton, Fla. for many years.

Mr. Pagano was a toolmaker and jewelry designer with Anson Jewelers for 37 years. He had served in the Italian Army during World War II and was a prisoner of war for five years in Africa.

He was the beloved father of Ralph A. Pagano and his wife, Diane M. (Bruscini) Pagano; uncle of Frances Stalhbush and her husband, Robert, and is predeceased by his siblings in Italy, Mary, Giovanni, Angelina and Teresa.

His funeral will be held Dec. 9 at 9 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Entombment will be in Risen Christ Garden Mausoleum, St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are Dec. 8 from 4-8 p.m. For information and condolences visit www.thequinnfuneralhome.com.