Michael J. Montanaro

January 6, 1965 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Michael Montanaro Obituary

Michael J. Montanaro, 58 of Wheeler Lane, Hope Valley, RI passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023, at Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI. Born on January 6, 1965, in Providence, RI, he was the son of Maria C. (Montanaro) Bernard and the late John R. Bernard.

Michael was a self-employed painter for many years. He was an avid supporter and volunteer for the West Warwick Angels Caring for Animals, Inc., as well as the West Warwick Animal Shelter. To support them, He spearheaded several charitable events, including many motorcycle-runs. By nature, he was a beautiful, gentle, and unique soul with a very kind heart. Michael was an avid outdoorsman, who loved solitude, nature, all animals, riding his motorcycle, fishing, and eating his mama’s cooking. He was a champion of the underdog and helped anyone in need.

Michael is survived by five siblings: Deborah A. Montanaro, Mary Healy Raimondi, Gina M. Loccisano, Joseph V. Loccisano, and Roberto Loccisano, many nieces and nephews, and his beloved godmother, Dr. Sandra E. Montanaro Duclos.

Calling hours will be on Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI. The burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to West Warwick Angels Caring for Animals, Inc., 112 Harding Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 or

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October 26, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816


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