Antonio “Tony” Pestana, 52, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was the husband of Debra L. (Balland) Pestana to whom he was married for 32 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joao and Maria (Rego) Pestana.
Tony worked for Ideal Plating and Polishing for many years. He enjoyed making people laugh and had a contagious smile. His love for dancing, Mopar cars, and being a papa will never be forgotten. The love and appreciation Tony had for his family will always be remembered. Besides his wife he leaves five daughters, Erica L.M. Brookman and her husband James, Katelyn C. Pestana, Kelly C. Binette and her husband Chad, Kristen M. Pestana and Erin L. Pestana, two grandchildren, Noah and Nora Brookman, eight sisters, Maria T. Silva, Osana Moura, Madalena Medeiros, Maria N. DeSenna, Rita Bairos, Carol Raposo, Maria P. Calmeiro and Linda Rios, two brothers, Duarte Pestana and Jose Pestana and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Cecilia Dourado and John A. Pestana.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 21 Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be held in Swan Point Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Friday morning from 9:00- 11:00am in Our Lady of the Rosary Church.