Louis A. Prete Jr., 53, passed away March 24, 2013 after a long illness. He was a son of the late Louis and Angela (Romano) Prete and had lived in Providence for the past 5 years with his sister Lois and brother-in-law Donald Montefusco.
Louis was a graduate of LaSalle Academy and New England Tech, and was in the heating and air conditioning business for 30 years. He enjoyed life and was an avid golfer.
Louis was the beloved father of Brianna Prete and Louis Prete; brother of Lois Montefusco and Jeanne Pezzi; uncle of Chloe Nolan, T.J. Nolan, and great-uncle of Gianna. He also leaves his beloved and dedicated former wife Debra Prete.
Visitation and funeral will be held Monday at 10 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 2374 Post Road, Suite 206, Warwick, RI 02886. Please omit flowers.