Joseph D. Colangelo, 66, an electrical industry veteran of 40 years who worked for AFC Cable and Collyer Wire Co., died Feb. 27 in the Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL. He had been a Vice President for AFC Cable in New Bedford for 23 years before retiring in 2010. He also worked for the Collyer Wire Co. in Lincoln, RI from 1972 to 1987.
Joe was married to his wife Frances for 45 years. A Staten Island native, Joe was a 42-year resident of Chepachet , RI. He was president of the Glocester Lions Club. Besides his wife he leaves his children, Melanie Roy and her husband, Mark, of Barrington; Joseph Colangelo and his wife, Peggy of Saunderstown; and Jason Colangelo and his wife, Melissa, of Cranston; along with his five beloved grandchildren, Noah, Ryan, Brianna, Madelynn Colangelo, and Daniel.
Roy. A Mass of Christian Burial Friday 9:30am in St. Patrick Church, 45 Harrisville Main Street, Burrillville. Burial will be in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet. Visitation Thursday 4 - 7pm in the Anderson Winfield Funeral Home, Greenville Common, Greenville, RI. In lieu of flowers donations to the Rhode Island Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907. RI Community Food Bank.