Franklin A. DeBellis, 67, died January 12, 2010 at his home in West Warwick. He was the companion of Penelope Denson-Spellman.
Born in Camden, New Jersey a son of the late Domenic and Josephine ( Montiforte ) DeBellis and has been a resident in West Warwick for the past twenty years. He was a Store Manager for Ocean State Job Lot for ten years until his retirement in July of 2008. Mr. DeBellis served in the Navy during the Viet Nam War.
He was the father of Doreen DeBellis, Jennifer Gebar (Martin), Deborah Cabral (Joseph), Kathleen Medeiros (Douglas), Suzanne Fernandes (Christopher), John DeBellis (Rose), Michael Denson (Diane), Ronald Denson (Kimberly) and Matthew Denson(Regina) and the proud grandfather of Phylicia, Christopher, Johnathon, Ryan, Nicholas, Alyssa Lyn, Ronald, Jr., Stephen, Katelyn, Larissa, Jacob, Dayne, Nathan and Kyle.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, Friday January 22, 2010 in St. Mary's Church, Church St. West Warwick at 11:30am.