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Emilio "Emil" DeRensis

November 18, 1932 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 87)


Emilio DeRensis "Emil", 87 of Johnston, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Diana P. (DiMatteo) DeRensis for 64 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Domenic “Tom” DeRensis and Marie (Ciampanelli) DeRensis. Mr.DeRensis was a Manufacturing Supervisor on the night shift at the former Levington Manufacturing Co. in Warwick, before retiring. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Besides his wife he is survived by his beloved children, Paul R. DeRensis, Lisa A. DeRensis and Lori M. Dionne and her husband Denis. He was the father of the late Thomas E. DeRensis. Loving grandfather of Thomas and Zachary DeRensis, Ethan and Ellie Dionne. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, Friday at 11 am in Our Lady of Grace Church, George Waterman Road, Johnston. Burial will be private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the American Heart Association, National Center 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231. Please share memories at

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Mass of Christian Burial
July 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace
15 George Waterman Road
Johnston, RI 02919

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