Anthony M. Taveira Jr.

Anthony M. Taveira, Jr., 90, of East Providence passed away, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Stokes) Taveira. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Anthony M. Taveira, Sr. and Laura (Oliver) Taveira. Anthony was a truck driver for Getty Petroleum before retiring. Anthony enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Montaup Country Club. He loved spending time with his family and cherished the days of digging for clams in Touisset Point and celebrating his catch with amazing clam boils for his family and friends to enjoy. Anthony leaves behind a daughter, Sandra Banna of Clayton, NC, four grandchildren; Richard Banna, Jeffrey Banna, Brandon DeRoy, Brent DeRoy and two great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Lynn DeRoy.  His funeral will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.  Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Calling hours will be Wednesday 5-8. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice in memory of Anthony M. Taveira would be greatly appreciated.