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Obituary of Anthony J. Wendoloski, Jr.
Deacon Anthony "Tony" J. Wendoloski, Jr., passed away Thursday, April 13, 2023. Born in Providence, He was the son of the late Anthony J. and Yvonne( Pichette) Wendoloski, Sr. Tony was the loving husband of Jo-Ann (Giorgio) Wendoloski, and beloved father of Elaine O'Connell., Kimberly A. Major, and Gayle A Rapoza. Tony was employed in the jewelry manufacturing business for many years and the Hoey-Arpin-Williams-King Funeral Home, Providence, before his retirement. Tony was ordained as a Permanent Deacon on June 5, 1982, at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Providence by Bishop Louis E. Gelineau. He served as Chaplain of the RI Training School for Boys and Girls, Chaplain for Narcotics Anonymous Groups for many years, and Chaplain at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital for 14 years. He was a member of the North Providence Mancini Center. Tony was appointed as Deacon Assistant of Our Lady Lourdes Parish by Bishop Kenneth A Angell in 1985. Tony was the loving grandfather of Zachary, Justin, "CJ" and Sarah Rapoza, Brendan and Ryan O'Connell, and Alexander Major and his Great Grandaughter Lily Rapoza. Tony was the brother of the late Joseph Wendolowski. He is survived by his sister Eileen Laprade and many nieces and nephews. His Funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 9 am from the Mount Pleasant Funeral Home, 168 Academy Ave., Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 901 Atwells Ave, Providence. Visitation will be held Monday, April 17, 2023, from 3pm - 7pm in the Mount Pleasant Funeral Home. Burial will take place in St Ann Cemetery, Cranston. For further information and condolences, please visit MOUNTPLEASANTFH.COM.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anthony Wendoloski, Jr., please visit Tribute Store