Anthony “Tony” Suares

Anthony “Tony” Suares, 76, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at the Orchard View Manor. He was the beloved husband of Ruth J. “Ruthie” (Silva) Suares. Tony and his bride Ruthie dated for 8 years and were married for 47 years.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Virginia (Suares) Cardozo. He was a lifelong East Providence resident.   Tony was a Teamster for Local #251 and retired from Consolidated Freight. Tony was a true people person. He will always be remembered as someone who enjoyed meeting and talking to people and especially making them laugh. He was the life of the party and was always the first one on the dance floor. He will be truly missed.

Besides his wife he leaves one son, Keith Offley and his wife Michelle, his special niece, Rayna “Honey Bunny” Silva, three granddaughters, Jessica, Taylor and McKenzie, one great grandson, Jaxon, one sister, Geraldine Suares, three aunts, Dominga Manning and her husband Albert, Anna Andrews, Matilda Bean and many cousins, nieces, nephews and brothers in law and sisters in law whom he was very close to. He was the brother of the late John Cardozo.

His funeral services will be private. A celebration of his life will be planned for a future date. Contributions to the Memory Clinic at Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated.


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Suzanne Perry from Rumford,RI wrote on April 17, 2020 at 10:05 pm:
Deepest condolences from my family to yours, I will cherish all our weekly coffee dates full of laughs and laundry. Ruthie may God wrap His loving arms around you, I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Fly high Tony Much love, Sue and Krystina
Phyllis Pacheco from Rumford, RI wrote on April 17, 2020 at 9:56 pm:
Dearest Ruthie. I am so sad learning of Tony's passing. I see his smiling face and I remember all the good times we have had.. Many years have gone by and the memories are still so vivid. May he forever rest in peace. Fondly, Phyllis Pacheco
ron & nancy paiva from barrington,r.i. wrote on April 17, 2020 at 9:54 pm:
a great guy, full of kindness and fun. when i first met Tony he noticed i had cuff links on and commented on them. a while later at a function at the club he called me over to his favorite table, and gave me a beautiful set of blue cuff links. i am sitting here writing this with tears in eyes God love you Tony, and watch over your beautiful and loving Ruthie
Sandra Christianson from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 9:43 pm:
Tony was the sweetest most gentleman I have ever met. He always brighten my day with coffee and joke. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wonderful wife Ruthie and his entire family. Truly heartbreaking to hear of his passing. Tony fly High with the Angel. Rest N Paradise Sandra Christianson. Sissy.
Sheila Brown(Pina) from Fall River wrote on April 17, 2020 at 9:05 pm:
Ruthie and family..I was saddened to hear of the loss of Tony..I can't imagine going to the CV Club...and not seeing him and you on the dance floor with his cane...he also made me and my sisters laugh talking about my father...his cousin..he had a infectious smile...he was a caring and loving man...especially for the LOVE of his RUTHIE...He will be missed...STAY STRONG
Caron Long from Rock Hill wrote on April 17, 2020 at 8:37 pm:
So sorry for your loss Ruthie and sending my sincere condolences to you and your family.
Naomi Brown from Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 8:27 pm:
Sorry for your loss Ruthie, my condolences to you and your family.
Sherri Williams from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 8:06 pm:
My heartfelt condolences to you Ruthie and the family. I loved my babysitters💕 praying for you all during this difficult time 😘
Joanne Silva from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 8:06 pm:
Ruthie & Family. So very sorry for your loss. May he RIP!!!!!!!!!
Denise M SanMartino from North Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 7:47 pm:
Dear Ruthie & Family: My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Tony. I will always remember his wide, beautiful smile whenever you both came to the office and his singing. (Luther Vandross!) It was always a pleasure to see you both and "chit chat" for a while. You are warm and wonderful people and we will miss seeing Tony very much. Cherish the beautiful memories of him forever in your heart. We are always here if you ever need anything. Love, Denise San Martino Stateline Insurance Company
Dennis and Jean Warner from Seekonk, MA wrote on April 17, 2020 at 7:19 pm:
Ruthie, We are so sorry to hear of Tony's passing. He was a great guy and lots of fun. May his soul RIP.
Maria Mimdy daGraca from Seekonk wrote on April 17, 2020 at 7:10 pm:
Dear Ruthie and family 🙏please accept our heartfelt condolences at the passing of your wonderful husband, such a nice man.We pray God has him resting in beautiful, divine, blissful paradise and peace.Prayers and wishes for God’d comfort and peace to you and all your family. God bless, Mindy and Louie🙏🌺🇨🇻
Terri Penha-Latimer from Seekonk wrote on April 17, 2020 at 6:38 pm:
Ruthie, I am so sorry to hear of Tony’s passing. He always loved to call me “Little Zui!” I will keep you all in my leathers. 🙏🏽
Wayne A. Manning from Fall River wrote on April 17, 2020 at 6:23 pm:
Tony my cousin my friend and a shining star in our family and to many others. You taught us how to live You taught us how to love You taught us how to laugh
Lois Winslet from Rehoboth wrote on April 17, 2020 at 6:18 pm:
Dear Ruthie; I miss my upstairs neighbors! I wish I could give you a good old fashioned hug. Tony will be missed and you are loved my friend, Lois
Patricia Lozito from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 6:06 pm:
Ruthie , I am so sorry for your loss! Tony was a wonderful man and loved by everyone who was lucky enough to know him. He always made me feel so special and made me laugh every time saw him, I always had a big smile on my face because of him. He will be truly missed.
Judy Reis from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 6:02 pm:
My condolences to Ruthie and her family Tony was a very special man I loved watching him and Ruthie on the dance floor the love that would flow his eyes as he looked into her eyes was special Tony Rest in Paradise and God please give his family the strength they need at this time fly high Tony 🙏💞🙏 Judy Morris Reis
Tressa Steele from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 5:59 pm:
To the family my deepest condolences he was such an awesome guy always smiling. Your in my prayers. The Steele Family
Roxanne Rogerz from Brentwood, MD wrote on April 17, 2020 at 5:47 pm:
Ruthie, Gerri and Family; please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of a wonderful man (Tony). Memories of Tony at family festivities warms my heart. May he rest in God’s amazing peace. Love always, Roxanne daughter of the late Cathy (Rogers) Davis.
Joanna Britto from East Providence wrote on April 17, 2020 at 4:57 pm:
There are no words to express the sadness of Tony's passing has created in the East Providence community. We all want to wrap Ruthie in our arms to help during this dreadful time. God Bless you and Tony's family.