Joseph Andre Caffey, Sr.

Joseph Andre Caffey, Sr., 63 of Providence passed away on Monday, June 8, 2015. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Walter Caffey, Sr. and Jacqueline (Holland) Caffey.   Mr. Caffey was employed at the Omni Development Corporation as President & CEO.   He was the former director of Housing Rehabilitation for the City of Providence and was the President of the National Leased Housing Association based in Washington, D.C. He was the devoted father of Joseph A. Caffey, Jr. and his wife Keila of Providence, grandfather of Kaila Caffey, Tylan Jackson, Shakira Caffey and Justin Lema,  brother of JoAnn Caffey McDowell of East Providence, Dolores Caffey-Fleming of Rancho Palos Verdes, California and also leaves a host of family and friends.  He was the father of the late Chandra Jackson and baby Ryan and brother of the late Walter Caffey, Jr., Charles M. Caffey and Anthony “Tony” Caffey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11:00 AM in the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, 99 Camp Street, Providence. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4-8 in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.