Robert J. Neri Sr. – Providence

Robert J. Neri Sr. – Providence

Robert J. Neri, Sr., 82, of Smith St., died September 1, 2016, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Arline (Grenier) Neri.whom he married November 22, 1962. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Angelo and Helen (Genecco) Neri.

A Korean War Air Force Veteran, Mr. Neri worked as a custodian for the Woonsocket School Dept., retiring in 1992. Robert enjoyed fine dining and travelling to new restaurants and was an avid Red Sox Fan.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two children, Robert Neri, Jr. and his wife, Yvonne, of Woonsocket and Laurie Duffy and her husband, Joseph, of North Smithfield as well as two grandchildren, Josh Neri and Stephanie Perrault. He was the brother of the late Mildred Kennedy.

Private funeral arrangements were held under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com .