Thomas J. “T.J.” Motta, 31 of Barnes Road, Harrisville passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of Thomas M. and Claire Y. (Marchessault) Motta. T.J. worked at Rhode Island Hospital in the laundry department. He enjoyed traveling to Washington, D.C., New York, Boston and visiting museums. T.J. also enjoyed collecting Superhero’s and Disney memorabilia. Besides his parents he leaves two sisters, Julie Taylor and Kristine Motta both of Providence, one brother, Justin Motta of Providence, his paternal grandparents, Thomas and Mary Motta of East Providence, four nephews, one niece and aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the grandson of the late Gerard and Yvette Marchessault. His funeral will be held on Friday 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 St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 4-8.