Richard T. Croce, Jr., 52, of Johnston, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at his home in West Warwick. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Richard T. Croce, Sr. and Theresa J. (Venditelli) Croce. Richard was a member of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 51 since 1989. He always enjoyed a good cigar. He is survived by his sister, Maria T. Ascenzi; a niece, Bianca M. Savickes; and a nephew, Damon V. Ascenzi. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1804 Atwood Ave., Johnston. Interment will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visitation respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard's memory may be made to: St. Robert Bellarmine Food Shelf, 1804 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI 02919.