John A. Pestana

John A. Pestana , 50 of Brinton Ave., Warwick passed away Sunday March 6, 2016 at home.  Born in Ponta Garca, Sao Miguel, Azores, he was a son of the late Joao V. and Maria J. (Rego) Pestana. John worked for Rhode Island Hospital for many years. He was a very loving, caring, and talented person and a man of many dreams. He is survived by one daughter, Brianna Pestana of Warwick, three stepsons, Angel Bessette, Emilio Bessette, and Cheyenne Blais, two stepdaughters, Heather Bessette and Ashley Reynolds, eight sisters, Maria T. Silva, Osana Moura, Madalena Medeiros, Maria N. DeSenna, Rita Bairos, Carol Raposo, Maria P. Calmeiro, and Linda Rios, three brothers, Antonio Pestana, Duarte Pestana, and Jose Pestana. He was the brother of the late Cecilia Dourado. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial to follow in Swan Point Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 4-8.