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Frank Cavalieri Jr.

10/09/1950 - 07/20/2021

Frank Cavalieri Jr.

10/09/1950 - 07/20/2021


Obituary For Frank Cavalieri Jr.

Frank Cavalieri Jr., 70, of Bristol, RI, passed away, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Hope Health Hospice, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI.
He was the husband of Marjorie Ann (Jackson) Cavalieri.
Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Frank and Caterina (Femino) Cavalieri.
Mr. Cavalieri had worked as a care giver at Life Incorporated and at the Rhode Island Veterans Home for many years, retiring in 2011. He was a member of the Cup Defenders of Bristol. He was an avid painter and enjoyed building and graphic design. He also enjoyed boating, fishing, quahogging, mushroom foraging, and playing the guitar. He also loved playing football in high school for the Bristol Colts, Class of 1969. Mr. Cavalieri had coached his children's baseball, football and wrestling teams in Bristol and Warren, as well as being involved with the high school band.
Besides his wife, he survived by four sons, Frank Cavalieri III of Bristol, RI, Peter G. Cavalieri of Bristol, RI, Jesse J. Cavalieri of Warren, RI, and Adam J. Cavalieri and his husband Oscar of Brooklyn, NY, six brothers, Domenic Cavalieri, Joseph Cavalieri, Stephen Cavalieri, Anthony Cavalieri, Peter Cavalieri, and Paul Cavalieri all of Bristol, RI, three sisters, Irene Diggs of Moreno Valley, CA, Mary Nelson of Coventry, RI, and Patricia Carroll of Bristol, RI, and one grandson Frank Cavalieri IV.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 12PM in Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 9AM-12PM in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in North Burial Ground, Hope Street, Bristol, RI.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cup Defenders Association, 230 Wood Street, Bristol, RI 02809.
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  • Marjorie-Nancy & I would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family with the passing of your husband Frank. We remember him as a kind & gentle man-always wearing a big smile. Bill & Nancy Gosselin.

  • on behalf of Pat Steve Brian and Kevin we offer our condolences to the Cavalieri family. Frank was a great man who will be missed.

  • Sincere condolences to the family & friends of the Cavalieris. Frank will be missed by all. He made this world a better place just by the smiles he brought to people's faces. God Bless you Frank. Rest In Peace . Mark Fasano

  • So sad to have lost Frank. I will always remember his infectious smile and the laughs we had working at Rego's restaurant .

  • With a heavy heart I send my sincerest condolences to all family and friends who loved Frankie. When I think of him I remember that special spark he had and his love for life and family that just drew people in. I can't recall a time when he didn't bring a giant grin to my face with his stories, jokes and his joyful spirit. He sure could light up a room. Always a pleasure to be in Frank's company. And he'll live in my memory - forever smiling as when he was with us. Rest in Peace Cousin. With Love, Donna

  • Sending my heartfelt condolences to the Cavalieri family. They were like my second family growing up. So many wonderful times spent and good memories of Frank. He was like a big brother to me during my younger days. Prayers to you all for strength during this difficult time.

  • So very sorry for you loss. Frank was a wonderful man. He was always so friendly and good to my Son when he saw us . May he rest in Peace 🕊️

  • My deepest sympathy to Frank's family. A wonderful person, kind, thoughtful and sincere.. you will be missed. 🙏🙏🙏

  • Mary, Rick &family. I am so sorry for your loss. He is at peace. Remember the fun times. Sending hugs Paula Horta

  • To Adam and the Cavalieri Family please accept my condolences on the passing of Mr. Cavalieri. I have such fond memories being at the Cavalieri house as a teenager. Mr. Cavalieri was always a welcoming and warm presence. I know he will be missed by so many. May you find comfort in all of your memories. I know he will be with you always. -Ashley (Brigham) Baldwin

  • Dear Marge and family- Our deepest sympathy at this time. Frank always brought a spark to any gathering.... along with the best Clams Casino inR.I. He will be missed ! Anaconna!

  • My heartfelt sympathy to the Cavalieri Family. Love The Brilhante Family

  • Trisha & extended family.. our deepest condolences on your loss. We will pray for you all. Dee Natale & Sons

  • Very sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. He cried at my dads funeral last year and I'll never forget it. Rest In Peace Mr. Cav ❤️

  • Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I have wonderful memories of Frank and all the times spent with the Cavalieri's, my Italian family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • To the Cavs, Words fail to express my deep sorrow for your loss. You guys have always been wonderful to us, and I thank you for that. He will truly be missed.

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