Carmen J. Longo Jr.
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Longo, Carmen, J., Jr., 76, formerly of County Road, died peacefully on July 8, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Decina) Longo.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Carmen J. Longo Sr. and Jennie (Russo) Longo, he lived in Barrington for 44 years and Seekonk, MA for 20 years.
Mr. Longo was an electrical engineer for 50 years before retiring this past April.
Carmen was a graduate of the University of Miami. He was a United States Coast Guard- Navy Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Longo was a member of the I.E.S.-N.A. and the National Society of Professional Engineers. He was a former member of the N.E.C.A., the Providence Rotary Club and the Bishop Hickey Knights of Columbus. He was a sports enthusiast and was a devoted New York Giant and New York Yankee fan.
Besides his wife of 54 years, he is survived by two daughters; Denise A. Munroe of Seekonk, MA and Cynthia L. Prete of Barrington, a son; Carmen J. ‘Mitch’ Longo III of Barrington, a brother; Louis A. Longo of Barrington, a sister; Susan M. Gurfein of Wickford and eight grandchildren; Donald Munroe Jr., Brandon Longo, Ashley Munroe, Matthew Longo, Kyle Munroe, Brittney Longo, Payton Prete and Andrew Prete Jr. He was the brother of the late Sylvia A. McInnis.
His funeral will be held on Monday July 12, 2010 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 am. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery, Upland Way, Barrington.
Calling hours are Sunday 3-7 pm. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Carmen’s memory to The American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004 Warwick, RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated.