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Jose M. Tolentino

May 29, 1943 ~ April 15, 2021 (age 77)


Jose Miguel Tolentino of Providence, Rhode Island, was 77 years old, born on May 29, 1943 in Sabana Iglesia, Santiago, Dominican Republic. Jose passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Providence, Rhode Island. 

Jose is survived by his five beautiful children, Dinorah Judy Tolentino, Jason Tolentino, Joseph Tolentino, Matthew Tolentino, and Jesus Tolentino. 

Jose is also survived by his sisters and brothers: Sonia, Nereida, Jose “Quiro” and Nicolas “Tico”. He is preceded in death by his wife Dignora, parents, Braulio Tolentino and Maria Ramona Tolentino, his brothers, Juan, Gregorio, Junior, and his sister, Blanca.  He leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews he loved dearly.

Jose worked for Falvey Linen Supply in Cranston as a Maintenance worker. Previous to that, he worked a number of years at Federated Lithographers with his beloved wife.

Jose battled with a cancer diagnosis for the past four years. He fought a long and hard battle in such a gracious way.

Jose had such a calm and sweet personality. His smile was infectious. He touched the lives of all that he encountered. He will forever be missed. His legacy will live on in the hearts of everyone he interacted with.



Topic: Jose M. Tolentino Services
Time: Apr 19, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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April 19, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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571 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907

Funeral Mass
April 20, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Church
239 Oxford Street
Providence, RI 02905


Oakland Cemetery, Inc.
1569 Broad Street
Cranston, RI 02905

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