Online Obituary

7/20/1922 - 1/14/2013


90, of Cranston St., Cranston passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013 at home.

He was the husband of Anna (Antuono) DiFalco.

He was born in Providence a son of the late John and Annie (Russillo) DiFalco.

Mr. DiFalco was a Rigger Foreman employed by the former Zavota Bros. of Providence later changed to Hallmore Co for more than 40 years until his retirement. Mr. DiFalco was a WW II Coast Guard Veteran and was aboard the first ship to land during the Normandy Invasion. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart for his valor and heroism during the D-Day Invasion. He was a communicant and church usher at St. Mary’s Church, Cranston for 55 years, a member of the Teamsters Union Local 251 and the VFW Post # 2396. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Vincent DiFalco and his wife Jeanne of Cranston and Kenneth J. DiFalco of East Hampton, NY. He was the grandfather of Donna A. DiFalco-Hawes and Stephen Tavares and brother of Marianna Molnar of Johnston, Emma Sandbach of Cranston and the late Edward DiFalco and Mafalda “ Muffy” DiSalvo. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Cranston and may call at the Nardolillo Funeral Home on THURSDAY MORNING from 9:30-10:30am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of RI, 475 Kilvert St., Suite 400, Warwick, RI 02886

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From: Thomas Antuono & Pierrette   Dunbarton, NH
Relationship:  Family

So sorry for your loss...May he rest in peace in the lords arms
Sent:  1/15/2013

From: Alvaro Martinez-Fonts   Encinitas, CA
Relationship:  Friend of Ken DiFalco

Dear Ken and family, My deepest condolonces on the death of your beloved Dad. I know you are the wonderful man you are today because you had a wonderful Mother and Father. May your Mom find consolation at this difficult time, and may your father rest in eternal peace. Much love from your friend, Alvaro
Sent:  1/15/2013

From: Donna Difalco Hawes   cranston
Relationship:  grandchild

I love you Grandpa, your the best I will love you forever, I will always think of you..Rest now with god
Sent:  1/15/2013

From: Alison and Unggi Soemardjo   New York City
Relationship:  Family friend

Our deepest condolences. May you find everlasting peace. RIP.
Sent:  1/16/2013

From: Jeannie and Hank Kramer   Cranston
Relationship:  Family Friend

Emma and family, Our love and prayers are with all of you on the loss of Vincent. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by all. God Bless and may he rest in peace!
Sent:  1/16/2013

From: Doreen & Terry Howlett   Las Vegas
Relationship:  Friend

Our deepest condolences to Vinnie, Jeanne and family.
Sent:  1/17/2013

From: Richard Taylor   United Kingdom
Relationship:  None

I met Ken on the West Indies Island of St Croix waaay back in 1992, we have been friends ever since, I had the pleasure of a few visits to the States and met Ken's family a few times making ne very welcome and opening their home to me during a festive season visit. It's with deepest regret to here of Vincent's passing. May I extend our condolences to the family at this difficult time from your friends over here Ken Your Island friend Rich & Helen
Sent:  1/17/2013