June 18, 2024

Joseph V. Ridondo, Jr.


Joseph V. Ridondo, Jr., 60, of Sherman Street, Riverside, died unexpectedly on May 7, 2023 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Dawn (McDonnell) Ridondo.

Born in East Providence, a son of the late Joseph V. Ridondo Sr. and Annette L. (Tatro) Ridondo, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. Ridondo was a carpenter and the owner and operator of Ridondo Construction Company for 40 years.

Joseph enjoyed fishing, cooking, playing video games and spending time with his loving family.

Besides his wife of twenty-two years, he is survived by four children, Melissa Mace of Iowa, Joseph Duarte of Iowa, Joshua Ridondo of New Hampshire and Jeffrey Ridondo of Block Island; three stepdaughters, Tori Arlan of Newport, Ashley Arlan of Warwick and Heather Arlan of Riverside; a brother, James V. Ridondo of North Carolina; a sister, Debra Guertin of East Providence and thirteen grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Patricia A. Duarte.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday May 12, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 3-5 p.m.

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