Beloved Woonsocket AD Nasuti Passes Away

By Matt Blanchette

twitter: @mattblanchette

Woonsocket High School Athletic Director George Nasuti passed away Wednesday. This following a fall where he hit his head while refereeing a youth basketball game in Burrillville on Friday night. 

Nasuti in a legendary figure in the Woonsocket community.

There is a Facebook page for community members to send their support. It can be found at

Woonsocket Superintendent Dr. Giovanna Donoyan issued the following statement.

Dear friends ,

Today we received sad news that our beloved George Nasuti has passed . Please take a moment to honor him with your students and each other. Share with others his love of this great city, respectful nature, and honorable character. We are all  better people for having  George in our life.


Our school community will keep his entire  family, especially his wife and loving sons , in our prayers and thoughts.


I will forward  additional information to you.


Dr. Donoyan