Daniel DeCrescenzo Jr.

Date of Passing:

May 10, 2021

DeCrescenzo, Daniel, Jr., 79, formerly of Riverside, died unexpectedly on May 10, 2021 at the Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT. He was the former husband of the late Linda M. (Morris) DeCrescenzo.

Born in Fall River, MA, a son of the late Daniel and Carmela (Saracino) DeCrescenzo, he lived in Riverside and Johnston.

Mr. DeCrescenzo was a salesman for Cardi’s Furniture for 20 years before retiring in 2005.

Daniel was a former Riverside Little League coach. A sports enthusiast he was a devoted football and baseball fan. He enjoyed running marathons, traveling and spending time on the beach with his loving family.

He is survived by his children, Robert DeCrescenzo and his wife Kimberly of Franklin, MA, Gregory DeCrescenzo and his wife Shadi of Providence, Deborah L. DeCrescenzo of Warwick, Diane DeCrescenzo of Warren, Daniel DeCrescenzo III of Riverside and Dawn Sparadeo and her husband Christopher of Smithfield; a brother, Anthony DeCrescenzo Sr. and his wife Mildred of Riverside; a sister, Anne Pari of Riverside; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Michael DeCrescenzo.

His funeral will be held on Saturday May 15, 2021 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Friday 4-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Daniel’s memory to St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI, 02915 or Breadlines Inc. Ministry, 134 Pine Crest Drive, Riverside, RI, 02915 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Our deepest condolences for your loss.

    Peggy and Chuck Berke

  2. We are so sorry for your loss, Dawn. The Riordans have you in our prayers.

    Wendy & Terry

  3. MY condolences to the DeCrescenzo Families. So sorry for your sudden loss.

  4. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to the family

  5. My deepest condolences in the passing of Danny. My prays and best wishes are with the family at this time. It has been some time since I have seen Danny but he was never forgotten.
    The Raposo’s Gil, Robert and Cheryl(Perna) and in memory of Marie Rose

  6. My condolences to the whole DeCrescenzo family. Prayers for peace and comfort during this time of sorrow!

    In His Grip Always,
    The Clark’s, Carol and Dave

  7. My sincere condolences to Bob and the entire DeCrescenzo family for such an enormous loss.

  8. Please accept my sincere condolences for your family’s loss.

  9. Bob I am really sorry to hear about your loss of your dad. You and your family are in my prayers at this sad time.

  10. Sending prayers so sorry for your loss.

  11. Bob – I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. Will have you and your family in my prayers . May he Rest In Peace.

  12. Dan was one of my favorite members at the gym I train at. ANYTIME FITNESS in Johnston. I used to talk to him every week and he worked out very hard. I’ll miss him and our conversations. I used to always comment how unfair it was that he had so much more hair then me…deepest regards to all his family

  13. Our deepest condolences to the entire DeCrescenzo family. My father and I are heartbroken over Danny’s passing. Please know that you are all in our prayers and hope you find comfort in knowing that he is in eternal peace now with the Lord and will always be watching over you.

  14. I am sending my deepest sympathy to you and your family, Dawn. May your father rest in peace.

  15. To the DeCrescenzo family, wanted to express my sincere condolences for your families loss. Will have Daniel in our prayers.

  16. We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the entire family. May his memory be a blessing!

  17. I am sorry to learn of your family’s enormous loss. May God Bless him and keep him in His eternal love.

  18. We are so heartbroken at this sudden loss of Uncle Danny. Prayers and love to the Decrescenzo family at this very sad time. You will be missed Uncle ??. Love, Kenny, Kathleen, Joe and Jenn Pari

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