Antonio “Tony” Pestana

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.


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Michael Viera from Johnston wrote on July 24, 2020 at 3:47 pm:
Kate, I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you & your family.
Jenn Laflamme from Warwick wrote on July 24, 2020 at 11:04 am:
To the Pestana family I am truly sorry for your loss, I hope the great memories you've shared comfort you in this most difficult time. Such a great funny personality, he and his dad jokes will forever be missed! praying and thinking of all of you! xo
Karen Binette and family from Thompson, CT wrote on July 23, 2020 at 9:02 pm:
“A life well-lived is a precious gift of hope and strength and grace from someone who has made our world a brighter, better place. It's filled with moments sweet and sad, with smiles and sometimes tears, with friendships formed and good times shared and laughter through the years. I’m so very sorry for your loss! May you find peace in the sweet memories! I only met your dad, husband briefly. But in those few hours he found such joy in his beautiful wife and family! He looked at and spoke about each of you girls with such love and pride. May you all feel his loving presence throughout your lives!
Sondra plakias from Providence wrote on July 23, 2020 at 6:53 am:
Sorry for your lost 🙏 saying prayers to you and your family
Candace Ayvazyan from Cranston wrote on July 22, 2020 at 10:00 am:
Debbie I am so sorry for your loss. Please stay strong for your girls and may you all remember what a wonderful man Tony was. May he Rest In Peace🙏
Diana and Steven Analfitano from Warwick wrote on July 21, 2020 at 8:22 pm:
To Pestana Family I want To tell you how sorry I am for your loss Toni was great guy who Loved his family very much he will be miss With his great big smile He’s funny joke my deepest sympathy
Heather from West Springfield wrote on July 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm:
My thoughts and prayers to you Debbie and your girls. Tony was a wonderful man. He was funny and kind and from the first day I met him he made me feel welcomed. He will be missed. I am so sorry for your loss.
Kelly wrote on July 21, 2020 at 3:52 pm:
You will be deeply missed Dad. I love you.