PARENTE, ANTHONY P., 73, of Meredith Drive, Coventry, passed peacefully at home, with his loving wife of 50 years, Linda L. (Heron) Parente by his side on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Domenic and Anna (Turaldo) Parente.
Anthony was employed in the Shipping and Receiving Department at Leviton Manufacturing in Warwick for 46 years before retiring in 2010. He honorably served in the 861st Lt. Equipment Division in the Army National Guard for six years during the Vietnam War. Anthony was a life member and served as Houseman for thirteen years, at the West Warwick Elks.
Anthony was the loving father of Lori A. Matheny and her husband Todd of Coventry, and Gina L. Abendroth and her husband Jay-Dee of Cranston. He was the proud grandfather of Christina L. Noonan, Corey J. Abendroth, Kiley A. Abendroth, and Emily R. Abendroth.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial followed by military honors on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10:30 am in Saints John & Paul Church, 341 South Main St., Coventry. A Memorial reception to immediately follow at the West Warwick Elks Lodge, 60 Clyde St., West Warwick. Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery in West Warwick will be private. Arrangements are with the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (Rte.3) Coventry. Please omit flowers. iannottifh.com
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