Detective Nicholas Ferranti, Jr. – Cranston Police

Det. Nicholas Ferranti, Jr.

     June 20, 2016 – It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Detective Nicholas Ferranti Jr. on June 18, 2016.  Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Nicholas Ferranti Sr. and Theresa (DeFusco) Ferranti.  He was the beloved husband of 64 years of Marie (Eremita) Ferranti and loving father of Michael and his wife Kathleen of Cranston and the late Nicholas Ferranti III.  Nick retired as a Detective within the department and also served on the Cranston School Committee and as a Councilman at Large in Cranston for ten years.  He previously served in the RI Air National Guard, and also held the position of Racing and Athletic Commissioner with the State of RI.  He had also served as President of the Cranston Chamber of Commerce, where he was the first police officer in the nation to be president of a chamber of commerce.  As a business man, Nick worked for more than 40 years in the promotional produtcs industry, establishing Coast to Coast Promotional Products of Smithfield, RI.  Detective Ferranti was also a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School.  

     Rest in Peace Our Brother.