Edward F. A’Vant, Jr.

Edward F. A’Vant, Jr. 86, formerly of Providence passed away Friday September 11, 2015 at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. He was the husband of the late Bernice (Benton) A’Vant. Born in Providence he was the son of the late Edward F. and Bessie (Lee) A’Vant, Sr. Mr. A’Vant was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service before retiring. He leaves two daughters, Karen A’Vant-Davis and her husband Roger of Maryland, Kim A’Vant-Colon and her husband Jose of Washington, D.C., one grandson, Derrick A’Vant-Colon and  one great granddaughter, Amber Lea. He was the grandfather of the late Duwan A’Vant. His funeral and visitation will be held on Friday at 12:00 PM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 1:30 PM. Burial will be in North Burial ground, Providence.