Albert Joseph Iovino, 61 passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021 due to COVID-19. He was the loving husband of Alicia B. (Varga) Iovino for over 38 years. Son of the late Albert and Alice V. (Lombardi) Iovino.
Al was the loving Father of Michael J. Iovino and wife Jennifer (Keogh) Iovino. Brother of Janice L. Ash, husband David. Uncle of Kristen Ash, Alexander, Jared wife Brandi Felice. Grandfather of Isabelle Vincenza Iovino born March 27, 2021. Al also leaves his beloved dog Edee.
Al began his career working at Players Corner Pub in Providence, from busboy to head chef over the years. He purchased the store on the corner of Kenyon and DePasquale Avenue in 1983 where he once purchased penny candy from as a child. He and his family owned and ran Iovino’s Market and Deli, until retiring in 2015.
Al was an avid reader and collector of vintage games and looked forward to every Saturday evenings “Svengoolie” horror movie of the week as he was a huge classic horror films buff. A great Poe fan he would spend many hours memorizing his classic poems. Al had a great sense of humor, was extremely generous and a true friend and cousin to many.
Visiting hours will be April 5, 2021 to honor his memory from 4-7PM with a service at 6:30PM at “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Avenue Cranston, RI 02910. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Al’s memory to St. Jude, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Please share memories and condolences at www.WoodlawnGattone.com
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