Anthony S. Lema, 99, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Orchard View Manor.
He was the husband of the late Lorene M. (McKinney) Lema.
Born in Warren, Rhode Island, he was a son of the late Antonio and Ermelinda (Cabral) Lima.
Mr. Lema was a disabled Army Veteran of WWII. He was 5 months shy of turning 100.
He leaves two sons, Jerry A lema and his wife Betty and Stephen A. Lema and his wife Patricia, four grandchildren, Jaclyn, Kristina and Kenneth Lema and Liza Corday and her husband Johnathan, four great grandchildren, Victoria Lema, Jack, Madison and Emerson Corday. He was the father of the late Kenneth, Richard and Dennis Lema.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours respectfully omitted. Donations in Mr. Lema’s memory can be made to Hope Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.