PETRARCA, JOSEPH B. JR. "JOEY" 63, of Johnston, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph Sr. and Mary (Palumbo) Petrarca. He was the cherished brother of Sandra (Norman) Brothers, and Marcia (Michael) Hutchings; beloved uncle of Bettina Brothers, Chelsea Hutchings and Norman J. (Laurie) Brothers. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Rocco's Church, 927 Atwood Ave. Johnston. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Visit Nardolillo.com for online condolences.