Richard Provenzano

Richard Francis "Rockie" Provenzano

1936 - 2018

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Obituary of Richard Provenzano

RICHARD F. "ROCKIE" PROVENZANO age 82 of Jefferson passed away Tuesday

April 3, 2018 at the Jefferson Memory Care in Jefferson. He was born on January 13, 1936 in

Fort Atkinson, son of the late Francis and Estelle (Burhans) Provenzano. He married Joanne

Blegen on June 27th, 1959 in Chicago, IL. He served in the United States Army from

1959-1961. Rockie was employed as a Custodian at Fort Atkinson Middle and High Schools and

at Badger Press in Jefferson. He was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Richard is survived by his wife Joanne of Jefferson, children Michael (Barbara) Provenzano of

Jefferson, Anthony Provenzano of Oconomowoc, Theresa Nelson of Fort Atkinson, Joseph

(Sherry) Provenzano of Jefferson, Marilyn Schick of Randolph, Robert Provenzano of Jefferson,

Richard (Melissa) Provenzano of Appleton, James (Cammy) Provenzano of Fort Atkinson and

foster daughter Holly (Jerry) Bradley of LaPlata MD. Rockie was also blessed with 21

grandchildren and 5+ great grandchildren.

He is further survived by his sister Ramona Ziebell of Necedah, and brothers Roger Provenzano of Whitewater, and Ralph Provenzano of Crystal Lake, IL.

He is preceded in death by his brothers Robert and Roland, and one grandchild Abby Jo Provenzano.

Rockie is well known for the prayerful life he led. He carried a long list of family and friends

that he prayed for daily. He was forever adding to his list whenever he met anyone he felt would like or need prayers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday April 14, 2018 at St. John the

Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Coyle presiding. Burial with military honors will

follow in the St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

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Interment Information

St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery
W4875 Hwy 18
Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

First Visitation

When Saturday, April 14th, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm Location St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Address 324 East North Street Jefferson, WI 53549 Additional Information

Mass of Christian Burian Information

When Saturday, April 14th, 2018 12:00pm Officiating Rev. Thomas Coyle Location St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Address 324 East North Street Jefferson, WI 53549