Joseph F. Arlan

Date of Passing:

October 17, 2022

Arlan, Joseph F. “Joey”, 56, of Glendale Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on October 17, 2022 surrounded by his loving family at Rhode Island Hospital.

Born in Providence, a son of the late James H. and Mary H. (Sanford) Arlan, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. Arlan was an asphalt maintenance worker for Young’s Paving Company for 17 years.

Joey enjoyed riding motorcycles and was an avid NASCAR fan. A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

He is survived by a son, Steven M. Grant of Riverside; two sisters, Lori A. Grant of Warren and Dawn M. DaRocha of Riverside; two brothers, John Arlan of New Hampshire and Jamie Arlan of Bristol; seven nieces and nephews; one great nephew and two great nieces.

His Funeral will be private.

Online Condolences


  1. I’m so sorry to hear this my condolence to the family very nice guy good mechanic rest in peace God bless

  2. So sorry to hear of the passing cousinJoey. Way to young….. I didn’t see him too often but when i did always respectful and kind… I’ll always remember the fun times at Wildwood’s Beach with the families. My Prays and thoughts to my Cousins John, Jamie, Lori, & Dawn. RIP Cousin Joey. Until we meet again
    Cousin Denise xoxo

  3. Joey
    Thank you for the laughs and raising me with mom for a while. I always thought of you as my other stepdad. Tell mom I said you guys are both “a mess”. Love you.

  4. The Arlan family sorry for your loss

  5. Rest easy my brother I’ll miss ya see ya soon cuz

  6. Cousins I am so sorry to hear about Cousin Joey. I’ll keep all of you in my thoughts. Love you all. RIP Cuz

  7. I’m so sorry cousins. I loved Joey with all heart he was always good to me we had so many laughs I have so many memories. Rest in peace cousin you’re with the all the family now I love you and you will be missed ❤️ until we meet again cuzzy.

  8. I’ll miss your face. Rest In Peace Joe.

  9. We are so sorry to hear about this sad loss .. I just saw Joey just recently at Town Pizza and we talked for a while it was so nice seeing him … my heart hurts for your whole family .. may he rest in peace Lena and Eva Zafiriades

  10. Wow so sad.cuz was at my new house about 2 months ago.joey you will be miss love you cousin.until we meet again RIP

  11. So sorry for your loss another good guy gone way to soon I use to see him all the time at Home Depot in Seekonk he always made sure to stop & chit chat for a couple of minutes RIP Joey

  12. Dawn, so sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you and your family comfort thru your times of sorrow.

  13. Dam cuz so much I wanna say but I guess it jafta wait love you my brother, my condolences to the rest of my fam see ya soon cux

  14. Joey I’m gonna be lost without you.

    Love you forever, Dawn

  15. Sorry to hear this my condolences to his Family and Friends gone to young a cousin of my cousin a stand up guy gone to soon

  16. It breaks my heart to see my good friend Joey posted here. Joey you were so full of life and love and Riverside will never be the same. I’ll miss you, your laugh, your life and you fiercely beeping the car horn when you spotted me to wave hi. Rest in paradise until we meet again. Thoughts and prayers to the family ?❤️

  17. I am so sorry for your loss . omg i didnt no

  18. My condolences to his son Steven and the Arlan family. May he R.I.P. ???

  19. My deepest condolences. RIP.

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