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Stephen Accrino

02/07/1954 - 04/23/2023


Obituary For Stephen Accrino

Stephen P. Accrino, age 69, of Bristol, RI, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.He was the beloved husband of Mary Felag Johns for only 17 years.Born in New Haven, CT, Steve was the son of the late Gerald & Doris (Barletta) Accrino;He is survived by his wife Mary Johns of Bristol; two daughters, Christine J. Johns of Providence and Alexandra K. (Johns) Malloy and husband Joshua of Cranston; granddaughter Josie K. Malloy - He will always be “Big S” to her. In addition, he is survived by his brother Ken Accrino of Tennessee and the late Gerald Accrino Jr.Stephen graduated from Notre Dame high school in West Haven, CT. He continued his education and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Providence College in psychology. He worked in the Schneider Arena at Providence College as a part of the arena operations staff. Steve enjoyed driving the Zamboni during the PC hockey games, he was a Friar fan attending many games.Stephen will surely be missed by many and remembered as a hardworking, trustworthy, loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.Special thanks to family and friends for all the love and support. Thanks to Hope Hospice for the incredible loving care.Steve was a communicant of St. Alexander’s parish in Warren, RI. He served as an usher during masses.Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd. Warren, RI where the family will receive relatives and guests for Visitation on Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 5-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 10AM in St. Alexander’s Church, 221 Main St. Warren, RI. In lieu of flowers donations in Stephens name may be made to Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 or For directions or tributes, please visit

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  • 05/02/2023

    Mary, So sorry to read of the passing of your husband. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers through your time of sadness. Sincerely, Celia Raymond

  • 04/30/2023

    Dear Mary, I'm so sorry for your great loss. My love and prayers for you and your family.

  • 04/30/2023

    To the Accrino family i pass along my condolences on Stephen passing he will be always remembered as a great friend and know he will be greatly missed at Schneider Arena. May God Bless you all and RIP MY FRIEND.

  • 04/25/2023

    Mary and all the Family, I was so saddened to hear the news of Steve's passing. My deepest condolences and wishes for love, peace and comfort of family and so many friends to surround you at this time. Much Love, Jane McAuliffe

  • 04/25/2023

    Mary &Family...Joyce &I send healing prayers and comforting thoughts in memory of Steve . Love Joyce & Ross.

  • 04/25/2023

    Grat friend and colleague, will be missed by all at Schneider Arena. God bless you my friend.

  • 04/25/2023

    Steve will be greatly missed. He was always a pleasure to chat with while at work and always had a smile on his face. His family is in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace, Steve.

  • 04/25/2023

    Dear Mary, My sincere condolences on the loss of your husband. I'm sending along prayers. 🙏❤️

  • 04/25/2023

    Mary, Our hearts and prayers go out to you. May you find comfort in the love and support of your wonderful family and those who love you so dearly. With heartfelt sympathy, Pat and Rick


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    Patty Amora-Pender sent Celestial Love for Stephen Accrino - April 28, 2023

    Cousin Mary and family, Sending our heart felt condolences. Steve was a great guy, we we miss him. Love, Cousins Patty, Bethany and Kevin

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