Edward J. Gemma


83, of Johnston, formerly of North Providence, passed away Friday.  He was the husband of the late Paula (Saritelli) Gemma.  They were married 35 years.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Alduino and Antonetta (Belmonte) Gemma.

He is survived by two sons, Steven M. Gemma of MA, and Michael J. Gemma of IN; a daughter, Kerri-Ann Morrison of Foster; a brother, Robert Gemma of North Providence; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  He was the brother of the late Annette, Joseph, Alphonse and Anthony Gemma.

His funeral with visitation will be held Thursday at 8:30am from The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am in St. Thomas Church Fruit Hill Avenue Providence.  Burial will be private.  Flowers are respectfully omitted.  Arrangements by A. TARRO & SONS Funeral Home.


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Funeral Mass
December 18, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church
65 Fruit Hill Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

December 19, 2019

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
The Butterfield Home and Chapel
500 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910

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