Ernesto Xavier DePina
CENTRAL FALLS - Ernesto "Ernie" Xavier DePina, 25, died September 29, 2012, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by family and friends.
He was born on May 10, 1987, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Jose Olimpio DePina and Margarida Xavier-DePina. He was the second eldest son of three boys and one girl.
He is survived by his parents, Jose Olimpio DePina and Margarida Xavier-DePina, his sister, Dilce Lawson, his brothers, Joseph and Danny DePina and his loving grand parents, aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins.
The DePina family would like to thank the staff of Nursing Placement, Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children's Hospital, and The ARC of Blackstone Valley for their compassion and untiring care for their beloved son and brother.
Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln, Rhode Island.
A service of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Keefe Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cumberland, Rhode Island. For online condolences visit
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