Thomas A. Martino, Sr., 78, of East Providence, passed away Monday April 23, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Linda J. (Almstrom) Martino to whom he was married for 61 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Alfred A. and Cora E. (Buchanan) Martino. Mr. Martino was an Army Veteran. He was a Security Supervisor for Handy & Harmon Electronics for 16 years before retiring. He was a member of the Blue Knights and a member of the D.B.P.A. Bowling Association. He had a passion for motorcycles and loved fishing. Besides his wife he leaves three daughters, Sharon and Darlene Martino and Linda Pacheco, one son, Thomas A. Martino, Jr., eight grandchildren, Syrena Fernandes, Tori Martino, Angelique Fernandes, Concepcion Pacheco, Samantha Martino, Thomas A. Martino, III., Nicholas Pacheco and Zachary Fernandes, III., four great grandchildren, Payton Martino, Owen Taylor, Jonah and Donovan Pacheco and one brother, Michael Martino. His funeral will be held on Monday April 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 12:00- 4:00 PM.