December 2, 2023

Mildred DeCrescenzo


Mildred DeCrescenzo “Millie,” 85, of Lantern Lane, Riverside, died unexpectedly at home on May 6, 2023. She was the beloved wife of Anthony DeCrescenzo Sr.

Born in Centrals Falls, a daughter of the late James and Loretta B. (Landry) Bridge, she lived in Riverside for 58 years.

Mrs. DeCrescenzo was a hairstylist with her husband Anthony in Anthony’s Salon for many years.

Mildred was a communicant and a CYO Advisor of St. Brendan Church. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family.

Besides her husband of 68 years, she is survived by her children, Anthony DeCrescenzo Jr. and his wife Mary Lynn of Riverside, Mark DeCrescenzo of North Providence, Dino DeCrescenzo and his wife Lori of Rehoboth, MA and Dawn Marie Montano and her husband Bob of Eastham, MA; two sisters, Nancy Johnson of Smithfield and Sandra Winters of Pawtucket; eight grandchildren, Chelsea, Robert, Mackenzie, Marc, Alysha, Jonathan, Dean and Emily and four great-grandchildren, Noah, Ryan, Owen, Ilaria. She was the sister of the late James Bridge, Doris Skunza and Arlene Beaueage.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday May 11, 2023 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mildred's memory to the Community Autism Resources, 33 James Reynolds Road, Swansea, MA, 02777 would be deeply appreciated. For online condolences please visit

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