Kenneth A. Patriarca, 59, of North Providence, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Debra (Casalino) Patriarca. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Domenico and Palmina (DiFolco) Patriarca. Kenneth was a foreman at Amtrak for 36 years. He was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. He loved being around his friends enjoying a good cigar. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Besides his wife of 31 years, he is survived by his daughter, Tiana Patriarca, and a brother, Joseph Patriarca and his wife Barbara. His funeral will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the Maceroni Funeral Home, 1381 Smith St., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are Sunday from 4 - 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kenneth's memory may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101.