Lester W. Jordan Sr.
Jordan, Lester W. Sr. 93, of Cranston passed away February Feb 6th, 2016 at Cedar Crest Nursing Home. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor V.(Stromberg) Jordan for 67 years. Born in Cranston on July 7, 1922 to the late Howard E. and Emma V.( Pierce ) Jordan. A lifetime resident of Cranston, Lester was a chemical engineer at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, Connecticut for 25 years retiring in 1982. He was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island in 1943 and served his country proudly in the 1st Battalllion 253rd Infantry Regiment during World War ll. Besides his wife he is survived by his loving son, Lester W. Jordan Jr. and his wife Audrey of North Kingstown. He was the father of the late Melanie J. Jordan. He was the proud grandfather of Jennifer S. (Jon) Evangeliste and Michael J. (Lauren) Jordan. He was the great grandfather of Ava and Madden Evangeliste, Eleroe Jordan, and brother of the late Howard and Kenneth Jordan, Dorothy DiTraglia, Gladys Ricci, and Arlene Williams. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held Friday February 12, 2016 at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the Service beginning at 9:00am. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Pauls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Rhode Island Food Bank 200 Niantic Avenue Providence, RI 02907.
Joan Zeller - 02/09/2016
So sorry for your loss Lester. May you find peace in knowing how much comfort and security you brought your Dad in his final days. My heart goes out to you and the many extended family members who will sorely miss him.
Carol and Bob Coleman - 02/10/2016
Dear Ellie, Lester and all the family, may you find peace and all good memories in the days to come. We love you all.