Vincent N. Macari

Vincenzo Natale "Banjoo" Macari was born on December 25, 1924 in Johnston, Rhode Island He was the son of the late Antonio and Rosa Macari. He is survived by his wife Barbara with whom he celebrated 32 years of marriage, a son Vincent and wife Carol, daughters Robin and husband Wayne, Jody and husband Frank, grandchildren; John Butler, Justin Butler fiancee Krystal, Ashley and Christopher Macari, Elizabeth Capoverde and Carlos Cruz, and great-grandson Aiden. He was the brother of Anthony and Rocco Macari of Johnston, Gena Apici of North Providence, Bessie DeSuma of Greenville and the late Angelo, Pasco, John, Thomas and Alfred. Vincent was a World War II Army Veteran who served in China, Burma, India, and Germany. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday December 29, 2014 at 9:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00-6:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island 1085 North Main Street Providence, Rhode Island 02904 would be appreciated.

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CAROLINE - 12/26/2014

ROBIN - STILL PRAYING FOR PEACE AND COMFORT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. I will always remember how proudly you share that "I'm Daddy's little girl".

Sue (vinny's stylist) lol - 12/26/2014

Barbera, Jody and my adopted family! I was ment to meet you and be a part of your lives!! Now I can support you in your loss! Vinny was and is an amazing man! He brought light I to everyone's lives. Now he is with my dad and most if all my Amy has a new friend! They are our Angels!!! RIP Mr. Vinny!!! I love you and will miss our times together!!! 😞😞❤️

Amanda from the "salon" - 12/26/2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I'm honored to have gotten to know Vinny. It was truly wonderful to be able to get to know him. Barbara , Jody , Frank and family please know I'm thinking if you at this time .

Debra DeMars - 12/26/2014

My SIS my heart is with you. Gone but not forgotten. Always in my heart and always on my mind. I love you. RIP DADDY MACARI.

Lou and Don Alviano - 12/27/2014

Fond memories of "Banjoo" and the many personalities that spent many hours over many years at Vincent"China"Salzillo's gas station.

Bob Sorrentino warwick mall security - 12/27/2014

Dear Barbara and family I am sorry to hear about Vinny he was a great guy.

Richard and Phyllis Read - 12/27/2014

We loved him in life and will love him in eternity. May you take comfort in the prayers sent to you during your time of need. we love you all and send our prayers as well

Johnny DiSumma (nephew)& Donna - 12/27/2014

Dear Auntie & cousins..We are so sorry for the loss of our beloved Uncle Banjo..May he RIP with all who have passed before him..lots of love to you all

Jean Ann Cote, - 12/27/2014

Mom2,Jody, Robin, Vinny JR,John, Justin, Carlos.I am so sorry for your loss. Vinny is a great man who I love very much. You all are my family,I will miss my MR Marfioso. I hope he gets to meet Sherri.

Robert Iovino (Hospice) - 12/27/2014

My Deepest condolences to Barbara and the family. I only knew Vinny a short while, but I so enjoyed sitting and talking with him, these past few months. he was so appreciative of everything - especially all that his beloved Barbara did for him, daily! God bless his soul and comfort all those who mourn his loss.

Liz Rodi - 12/27/2014

Dear Robin,

To you and your family my condolences for your loss. The childhood memories we share will forever be in our hearts and minds...many, many great times! With much love, I send your way. May your dad rest peacefully in our saviors arms!
God bless!


Mark - 12/28/2014

Robin, Sorry to hear. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

angela boothman - 12/28/2014

Dear Barbara and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I do know if love and respect
could have kept Vinny alive he would have the longest life in history. Thank you for sharing the beautiful relationship, I am sure we have all learned very valuable lessons from you both.
I will sure miss our GODFATHER!

Melissa, Angelo and Maddie Succi - 12/28/2014

My thoughts & prayers go out to you all.John my best friend and brother I'm so sorry for the pain you are feeling. Gramps will be missed, but will be alive in your memories. Grammy,Jody,Frank,John,Carlos and Justin I love you all! XOXO

diana cooper - 12/28/2014

robin and family he is resting with the lord he is asking for his family to be strong.

Rose Marie & Jim Kennedy - 12/31/2014

Aunty Barbara, So sorry to hear of uncle's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this sad time. Uncle Jimmy was a wonderful man and a great uncle. We will miss him with all of our heart. Love Rose Marie and Jimmy

William macari - 01/04/2015

Sorry to hear my condolences and prayers for your family

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