Chester W. Lema

Chester W. Lema, 96 of East Providence passed away Thursday December 3, 2015 at RI Hospital.  He was the husband of Gertrude F (Rodrick) Lema.  Born in Providence he was the son of the late Anthony and Helena (Simas) Lema.   He was an optician, licensed barber,  scoutmaster and a musician who played the trumpet.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons Bobby Lema of East Providence, Russell Lema of Rumford, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.  He was the brother of the late Eva Brinkley.

His funeral and burial will be private.  Arrangements by the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME.