Sixty year old Woonsocket resident passed away after a long battle with multiple illnesses on December 13, 2018. He lived in Providence for the majority of his life and attended Central High School. As a young adult he enlisted in the Army and later the Army National Guard. In the early 80's he served as a Providence Community Police Officer and soon after that, he took a position at Speedy Muffler King as an Assistant Manager. One of his greatest passions was working on cars.
He was the son of Hilda DeBritto and the late Joseph DeBritto Sr. The father of three sons, Jeffrey DeBritto, Jr., Terrance DeBritto and Timothy DeBritto; as well as one daughter, Monica Rae DeBritto. He is survived by two brothers, Charles DeBritto, Michael DeBritto; three sisters, Joan Correia, Joyce Ajala and Jean DeBritto. He is remembered by sixteen grandchildren, Tiara DeBritto, Neisa and JaRae Fernandes, Timothy, Timia, Timya, Jeffrey, Tiahna, Quiana, Zaniyah, Terrance 1, Terrance 2, Neveah, Tahira, Tasia, and Terronce DeBritto. He leaves behind a host of relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his father, Joseph DeBritto, Sr. and the late Joseph DeBritto, Jr.