Paul W. Brescia, 73, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Linda F. (Morse) Brescia. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Steve and Mildred (Hawksley) Brescia. Paul was an Operating Engineer for Local 57 before he retired. He was a member of the Wampanoag Rod and Gun Club and was an avid outdoors man. He was a Navy Veteran. His greatest joy was his family. Besides his wife he was the beloved father of Sherry Allen and her husband Scott of Seekonk and Paul J. Brescia and his wife Megan of Vero Beach, Florida, beloved grandfather of Joshua, Mackenzie, Madison and Drew. He also leaves his three sisters, Beverly Putney and her husband Robert of Seekonk, Judith Phillips of Taunton, Janie Trainor and her husband Raymond of Narragansett and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Stephen Brescia. His funeral will be held on Thursday 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 Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be private. Calling hours Wednesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to the woundedwarriorproject.org/Donate would be appreciated.