Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Joseph P. Accetturo, Esq., 74, from Johnston, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday August 22, 2021, surrounded by his family.
Beloved husband of the late Anna Mary (LaChapelle) Accetturo. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Pasquale and the late Matilda (DiStefano) Accetturo.
Mr. Accetturo was a practicing lawyer at Merolle, Accetturo & Lough. He was also the property manager for Cedar Springs. Joe graduated from LaSalle Academy, Providence College, and received his Doctor of Laws degree from Roger Williams Law School. Decorated veteran of the Vietnam War Army, he received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
He is survived by his son, Joseph Accetturo II, CPA, and his wife Cristina of North Providence. Joe was the cherished grandfather of Mia and Sophia Accetturo.
His funeral will take place on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. Maceroni Funeral Home, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Christian burial mass at 10:30 am at Holy Ghost Church, Atwells Ave., Providence.
Interment with military honors will be held in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston. Visits Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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