Louis A. Chianese

Date of Passing:

January 8, 2020

Chianese, Louis A., 91, of Cedar Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on January 8, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joan E. (Brandt) Chianese.

Born in Barrington, a son of the late Angelo and Mary L. (DeChristofaro) Chianese, he lived in Riverside for 64 years.

Mr. Chianese was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.

Louis enjoyed bike riding, exercising at the gym, cooking, meeting with his friends for a cup of coffee and spending time with his loving grandchildren.

Besides his wife of 64 years, he is survived by two sons, Robert Chianese of Warwick and John Chianese of Riverside; a daughter, Linda Chianese of Bristol; a brother, Anthony Chianese of Coventry; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Joanne M. Markarian and brother of the late Jennie DeFusco, Carmella Trotter and Frank Chianesi.

His funeral will be held on Thursday January 16, 2020 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Calling hours are Thursday morning 9-10 a.m. A private family only burial will be held in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Nayatt Road, Barrington.

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  1. Joan, just happened to come across Louis Obit. Sorry for your loss,, please accept our condolences, George & Gert Paes

  2. We are sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man our thoughts and prayers are with you Dimas and Jackie

  3. Kristen A Chianese, Erica Leech, the boys are so sorry for your loss and both your daughters🙏 I never had the opportunity to meet your Grandfather, but you have always talked so fondly of him, I know how much you love him.❤ I think it is a sign that he passed away the same day as your mother and they are at peace together🙏🙏 I Love You and the Girls Forever xxoo

  4. Kristen A Chianese, Erica Leech, the boys are so sorry for your loss and both your daughters🙏 I never had the opportunity to meet your Grandfather, but you have always talked so fondly of him, I know how much you love him.❤ I think it is a sign that he passed away the same day as your mother and they are at peace together🙏🙏 I Love You and the Girls Forever xxoo

  5. I’m so sorry for your loss. May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  6. Sorry and you have my condolence John and Linda.

  7. Joan & Family, I am saddened by the loss of Louie. He loved you and your family unconditionally and he will be sorely missed by everyone who knows him. He was much loved by everyone especially all of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers and will remain there to help you through this terrible time. Know that all my love and sympathy is with you.

  8. Joan and Family So sorry to hear this. Lou was a large part of Jen’s childhood, always watching out for us You all were/are family. Much love to you all. Jen (McCarthy) and Tom Buckland

  9. I send my condolences, I am so sorry! Many memories of playing in your yard as a child, RIP IN THE ARMS OF THE LORD😪

  10. Kristen , I’m so sorry for your loss , I know how much he adored his grand kids and how much You loved him . He is with your mom now and will always be your guiding angel ❤️

  11. I am so sorry for your loss. Words can’t express. Love to you all.. Nancy MacDonald (Orchard View) and Maple Avenue

  12. Joan and family sorry for your loss. Papa Lou was the best neighbor you could have growing up so kind and easy going even when we came to play on his immaculate lawn. He will be missed.

  13. My most sincere condolences.

  14. Joan and family, I am saddened by your loss. Louie loved you all unconditionally and I know that you all loved him in return. He was a good man, a happy man being your husband, a father, grandfather and great grandfather. Louie is still happy now that he is once again with his baby girl, Joanne. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. All of you keep all the happy times you shared with Louie in your heart they will help you to live through the grief you are now feeling. Love you all

  15. Joan, I am saddened by Louie’s passing but I know he is at peace and rests with Joanne in his loving arms. He was such a good man, a good husband who loved you unconditionally, as well as all his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and was loved in return by all of you. He had a long, happy life with you, all his family, and his many friends, You will keep him in your heart and the happy memories you shared will over shadow the grief you now feel. Know that I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Joan and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Louie was a great man & loved his family.

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