Joseph T. Ledo

April 5, 2015

April 5, 2015

Joseph T. Ledo 88, of Goldsmith Avenue and formerly of Orchard Street passed away Sunday April 5, 2015 at Linn Health Care Center.  He was the husband of Frances J. (Costa) Ledo to whom he was married for 65 years.  Born in East Providence he was a son of the late  Manuel T. and Emily T. Ledo.  Mr. Ledo was a firefighter for the East Providence Fire Department for 29 years before retiring in 1986,  also a member of the East Providence Firefighters Beneficial Association.  He was a World War II Army Veteran.  In addition to his wife he is survived by one daughter Connie A. Garrity of Plainfield, CT, three sons Stephen J. Ledo of Lincoln, Joseph M. Ledo and his wife Mary of Las Cruces, NM, Robert J. Ledo of Central Falls, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was the brother of the late Evelyn Borges, and Manuel T. Ledo and father -in-law of the late Stephen E. Garrity.  His funeral will be held on Saturday at 8 AM from the PERRY MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM in ST. Francis Xavier Church, N. Carpenter Street, East Providence.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling Hours will be Friday 5-8 PM.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to East Providence Firefighters Beneficial Association PO Box 4966, East Providence, RI 02916.