Sky Scene 05

John "Jack" Martin Lema Jr.

July 11, 1943 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 75)


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.


To send flowers to John "Jack" Martin Lema Jr.'s family, please visit our floral section.


Calling Hours
June 15, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
June 15, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Church
577 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

June 15, 2019

12:00 PM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI 02809


HomeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care
1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904

The Miriam Hospital Foundation: Lifespan Cancer Institute
PO Box H, Providence RI 02901

© 2019 George C. Lima Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS