Stephen Paul Razza, 33 of Pawtucket, formerly of the East Bay, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 25th at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Newport, a son of Paul J. Razza of Warren and the late Linda (Feather) Razza. He was the husband of Alura (Plante) Razza.
Stephen was a Diamond Tool Setter for J&M Diamond Tool in East Providence.
Stephen showed athletic abilities early on in life, starting in the Warren Jr. Soccer program, he excelled as a top scorer and tough defender. In his early teens he took up karate and competed in local and international competitions taking top honors. In high school, he decided to try football, making team captain his second year, MVP all three years of playing and All State honors two years in a row. He also loved art, having several pieces displayed in a local gallery. Stephen loved to sing and compete in Karaoke Contests. He won Foster IDOL@RI2014. He even got to the semi final round in the X-Factor.
Besides his wife and father, Stephen leaves his children; Aria L. Razza and stepsons Christian J. and Jaydon M. Dion; stepmother Donna Ramos Razza; sister Meredith L. Cabral of Bristol; stepbrother Tyler Ramos of Warren; stepsisters Sarah Ramos of Tiverton; Corrie Ramos DaLuz and Bethany Ramos Francis both of Bristol; his in-laws, Thomas Plante and Lorrie Moran-Plante of West Warwick.He is also survived by two nieces and eight step nieces and nephews
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where family will receive friends Wednesday, September 4th, 5pm-8pm.
All other services will be private.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the East Bay Community Action Program Recovery Center, 31 Railroad Avenue, Warren, RI 02885.