Louis Andreano – Cumberland

Louis Andreano – Cumberland

Louis Andreano, 70, passed away on Friday, Aug.16, 2019, at home. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Crawford) Andreano. They were married for the past 41 years.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Maria (Silvio) Andreano. He resided in Cumberland for the past 40 years, previously residing in Warwick.

He was a brother in Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, at the University of Rhode Island. A member of numerous horse organization including the American, New England and Massachusetts Morgan Horse Associations. He won numerous awards over the years with his Morgan Horse "MEM Taser".

Louis also ran numerous marathons including Boston and Newport Marathons. In his early years, he was a member of the Bishop Hendricken High School Marching Band, marching in the inaugural parade for former President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. He was also formerly a member of the University of Rhode Island Marching Band.

Louis was a kind and loving man. He was very passionate and connected to his dogs, cats and horses. He also had many lifelong and treasured friends and will be greatly missed by all.

He was a financial controller, retiring from Anvil International, North Kingstown in 2013. He previously worked for Speidel of Providence for many years and also at Providence Gravure.

Beside his wife, he is survived by his brother, Ernest Andreano, of Providence; his two sisters, Paula Rossi and her husband, Carl, of Scituate, and Maria Andreano of Cranston; one niece, Christina Rossi, of Boston, and one nephew, Corey Rossi, of Providence.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Louis' Life Celebration beginning with Visiting Hours on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. A Prayers Service will be held at 10 a.m. in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Driving Spirit Award, Joe Crawford Harrod Memorial Grant of the American Hackney Horse Society, 4059 Iron Works Parkway, A-3, Lexington, KY 40511-8462 (www.hackneysociety.com) or Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904.

For directions/guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com .