James M. Passantino
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Passantino, James, M., 62, formerly of Third Street, died peacefully on January 28, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Diane E. (Williamson) Passantino.
Born in Rochester, NY, a son of the late Domenic and Jeanette (Schmenti) Passantino, he lived in Barrington for 25 years and Bristol for the past year and a half. He attended St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY.
Mr. Passantino was the owner and operator of the Executive Remodeling & Restoration Co. for 15 years before retiring in 2009 due to illness.
James was a former Barrington Youth Soccer Coach and the St. Luke Church Girl’s CYO Assistant Basketball Coach. He was a volunteer at Big Brothers and the Hasbro Children’s Hospital. A sports enthusiast, he was an avid golfer and devoted New England sports fan.
Besides his wife of 40 years, he is survived by a daughter, Leigh C. Riazi and her husband Joshua of Rehoboth, MA; a granddaughter, Sofia Riazi of Rehoboth, MA; a brother, John Passantino of Chatham Township, NJ; a sister, Janis Delucia of San Francisco, CA and several nieces and nephews. He was the step-son of the late Anthony D. Delucia.
His funeral will be held on Monday February 1, 2016 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9:15 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours are Sunday 3-5 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in James’s memory to P.S.C.-Partners Seeking a Cure, 6900 East Belleview Avenue, Suite 202, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 80111 would be deeply appreciated.