Alberto Colasanti

Date of Passing:

April 1, 2023

Colasanti, Alberto, 86, of Monmouth Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on April 1, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Yvonne E. (Ellis) Colasanti.

Born in Naples, Italy, a son of the late Canio and Rosa (Cantieri) Colasanti, he lived in Riverside for 29 years.

Mr. Colasanti was an electronic technician for GTECH for 18 years before retiring in 2001.

Alberto was a member of the Ocean State Baptist Church, Smithfield.

Besides his wife of sixty years, he is survived by his children, Odette R. Luoni of Burrillville, Mara R. Olink of Rumford and Monica M. Polando of Uxbridge, MA, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Anna Coppa and Antonio Colasanti.

His Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday April 5, 2023 in the Ocean State Baptist Church, 600 Douglas Pike, Smithfield at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Alberto’s memory to the Harmony Women’s Care, 845 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Dearest Mrs. Colasanti and Odette, and Family,

    We want to express our sincere condolences to you as your husband and father has left this world.

    I always liked Alberto and he made me feel welcome in his home.

    I’ve known you since freshman year in high school and I remember many happy times spent with your family.

    Sheila and David

  2. My deepest condolences to the Colasanti family. Praying you find peace knowing he lived a full life with all of you, and he is now at Peace with God.

  3. To Yvonne and family, our deepest sympathy on the loss of Alberto. He was such a kind and gracious man. You’re all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Alberto.

  4. Please accept my sincere condolences.

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