John “Jack” Martin Lema, Jr, 75, of Dixmont, ME, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in Warren on June 9, 2019.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Helen (Silvestro) Lema. He is survived by his children Donna Leger and her husband Brian of Bristol, Jennifer Patullo of Warren, John M. Lema III of Somerset, MA and grandchildren Michael Leger, Sarah Leger, Daniel Leger, Ryan Patullo, Ty Lema, Cole Lema and Rex Lema. He was the brother of Joan Castigliego of Bristol and the late Carolyn Maine.
Mr. Lema was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School and the owner of Jack’s Auto Body in Warren for 15 years. He enjoyed hunting on Prudence Island and in Maine as well as fishing on his boats “The Rascal” and “The Golden Fleece”. Jack had his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying locally. While living in Maine he enjoyed snowmobiling, gardening, bird watching and raising rabbits, chickens and pigeons.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, June 15th, 9 – 10:30 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: Home Health & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement 334 East Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860 or The Miriam Hospital Foundation: Lifespan Cancer Institute PO Box H, Providence, RI 02901.
Home Health & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement
334 East Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860
The Miriam Hospital Foundation: Lifespan Cancer Institute
PO Box H, Providence RI 02901