Stirling R. Pena

Stirling Richard Pena, 45, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Born in Cranston, he was a son of Richard O. and Donna Marie (Silva) Pena of Providence. Stirling was a longshoreman for Local 1329. He previously was a teachers assistant for the Providence School Department and a cook for several restaurants including the former Holiday Inn, Spaghetti Warehouse and Cookie Place. He was a 1998 graduate of LaSalle Academy. Besides his parents he leaves three children, Jaida Janae Pena, Stirling Richard Pena, Jr. and Crystal Abigail, two sisters, Deonne M. Smith and Robin Pena Brown and three brothers, Allen T. Smith, Richard C. Pena and Keith Pena. His funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. Calling hours Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 154 Waterman Avenue, Providence, RI 02906 or to the Providence Center, 528 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.