Louis S. Codega

Date of Passing:

June 26, 2020

Codega, Louis S., 97, of Lincoln Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on June 26, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Ann (Mastriano) Codega.

A lifelong resident of Barrington, he was a son of the late Joseph and Maria (Lanzone) Codega.

Louis was a graduate of Providence College Class of 1950 where he was a captain of the men’s golf team.

Mr. Codega was a Research and Developer for the Collyer Insulated Wire Co., Lincoln, for 30 years before retiring in 1988.

Louis was a communicant of Holy Angels Church where he was a former CCD teacher. He was former member for various Town of Barrington commissions and committees.

Mr. Codega was a United States Marine Corps Veteran serving during World War II. He was active in the Barrington Veterans Council since World War II. He was a former Grand Marshall in the Barrington Memorial Day Parade.

Besides his wife of 65 years, he is survived by his children, Louis T. Codega and his wife Robin of North Carolina, Mary Ann Higgins and her husband Stephen of Bristol, Katherine A. Codega of Watertown, MA, Joseph M. Codega and his wife Lori of Barrington, Rev. John Codega, Pastor of St. Brendan Church, Riverside, Anthony R. Codega and his wife Kattie of Rockland, ME and Michael J. Codega and his wife Renee of North Attleboro, MA; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Joseph, Anthony, William and Michael Codega, Hilda Barbie, Theresa C. Rogers, Amelia DeCesare, Phyllis Lewis, Margaret Marcoccio and Mary Codega.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Calling Hours on Tuesday June 30, 2020 in St. Brendan Church, 60 Turner Avenue, Riverside from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by a public Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. A private graveside burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mr. Codega’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are by the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, Riverside.

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11 Comments

  1. Sorry to hear of Lou’s passing. I worked with Lou at Collyer Insulated Wire early in the 80’s and always enjoyed conversations with him, technical and social.

  2. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of my brother-in-law Louis. My husband (his brother) and I truly enjoyed our time with Louis and Ann. May he rest in peace.

  3. MaryAnn, Father Codega, & Family,
    My deepest condolences to you all. My God give you all the strength to get through this difficult time. God bless.

  4. Father Codega , As a parishioner of St. Brendans , our deepest

    sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

  5. SORRY TO HEAR THAT LOU AS PASSED AWAY.I WORKED WITH LOU AT COLLYER AND HAD A GREAT RESPECT FOR HIS KNOWLEGE AND DEDCATION.

  6. FATHER,ON BEHALF OF YOUR FRIENDS WHO ATTENDED YOUR MASSES AT SRU-NEWPORT,AND THE PC GRADUATES, CONDOLENCES TO ALL THE CODEGAS ON THE DEATH OF DAD. MAY GOD HOLD YOU, PARENTS LOUIS AND ANN, AND ALL THE FAMILY IN THE HOLLOW OF HIS HAND.

  7. So sorry. Sincere sympathy and prayers to the family.

  8. Maryanne and family, I send deep sympathy and prayers to you as you mourn your dear Dad. God bless you all.

  9. Joe ,..So very sad to see the notice of your Dad…I do remember those days when you spoke glowingly of him…you look just like him 🥰..much love, empathy and God’s peace to you, Lori and your family ❤

  10. Dear Fr. Codega and family, please accept my deepest sympathy at your time of sorrow. There are never the right words to be expressed at this time. May Mr. Codega
    rest in eternal peace.

    Ann Conti Borges
    St. Brendan parishioner and
    former Barrington resident

  11. It is with great sadness that we have lost the last of that generation of Codegas. I am very happy to have visited with Uncle Louis and Aunt Ann last year and gotten caught up with them after many years. I have many wonderful memories from my childhood. My heartfelt condolences for Aunt Ann and all of my cousins. May Uncle Louis join his brothers and sisters resting in peace.

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