Obituary: Lois Greco, Musician

by | Mar 6, 2020

Lois Greco died peacefully March 2, in her brother’s home. She was the daughter of Etta and Earl Greco. After earning a degree in Theater from URI Lois moved to NYC where she was cast as the lead in the national tour of Grease and also performed the lead role on Broadway. After realizing her true passion was singing she moved to Boston, performing and taking classes at Berklee. She then moved to LA to further pursue singing and found acting work including Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. Lois later moved back to RI to be closer to her family while continuing to perform and record with the Lois Greco Band and her bassist brother and lifelong musical collaborator Earl Greco. Among her many accomplishments Lois won the “Most Outstanding Female Singer Award” in the “Blues Audience Readers Poll” and “The Lois Greco Band” was voted “Best Blues/R&B Act” in the 2014 WMRC Music Awards.

She was a devoted daughter to her late mother Antonetta Greco and surviving father Earl Greco, sister to Earl Greco, Jr. and sister in law Kristen Greco; as well as loving aunt to Sara & Michael; and a loving girlfriend to Lou Shames. She was forever grateful to her loyal fans and devoted band mates.

Her funeral service will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 10am in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory- SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 1111 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Wakefield. VISITING HOURS Sunday from 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904. Visit for full obituary and online condolences.


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Michael Wilson
Michael Wilson
October 5, 2023 2:41 pm

After my wife, i adored Lois more than any other lady. I’m so grateful to have known her. I was also fond of Earl and Etta, who i had the pleasure of meeting in California


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