January 10, 2021


WARNER, Ernest N. Jr., (Buddy Dimucci), 66, of West Warwick, passed away on January 10, 2021 at Kent Hospital after battling COVID-19. 


He was the son of the late Ernest and Barbara (Larsh) Warner.


Buddy loved oldies music and spent many years playing in bands. He was the lead singer for “Change N Times” and “Bandstand Review”. Buddy will always be remembered for the way he could sing his favorite song 'Cara Mia'. After he stopped performing in bands he went on to run karaoke nights around the state. 


He is survived by his sister Deborah Williams; his children, Jason Ricciotti and his wife Tara, Justin Marcotte, and Alyssa Marcotte; Uncle of Anthony and Ernie Nardolillo, as well as 6 great nephews and nieces. Grandfather of five. 


Due to pandemic restrictions his funeral services and interment at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston will be private for the family. The family plans to hold a Celebration of Life after the pandemic where his family and friends can come together and remember the good times they had with Buddy. Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements are with the Iannotti Funeral home. 

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