Anthony John Nunes Jr., 75, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Little Compton, R.I., passed peacefully Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, into eternity to be with his family.
He was born in Providence, R.I.
Anthony graduated from Colt Memorial High School in 1955, and Providence College in 1959. He was a veteran of the Rhode Island National Guard; a former manager of Bristol Manufacturing; and he retired from Raytheon Submarine Signal Division of Portsmouth, R.I., as head of security and manager of budgets and planning and analysis. Anthony was an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and Yankees fan. A member of Moose Lodge 2121 and the Punta Gorda Elks, he was a straightforward-speaking good man, known for his intelligence and sense of humor, loved and respected by all who knew him.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Carol McCoomb Nunes; son, Anthony J. Nunes III of Little Compton; daughter, Susan M. Habib of Westport, Mass.; and grandchildren, Anthony IV and Rachel Margaret Nunes. Anthony is now reunited with his parents, Anthony J. and Mary (nee Fernandes) Nunes of Bristol, R.I.; and is now with his daughter, Carol Mari Nunes; and his grandson, Peter Habib.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Park Place Estates Club House, 3200 Loveland Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980. Please visit Anthony’s tribute wall at www.schelmfh.com to share memories and to send condolences to the Nunes family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.
Arrangements are by Paul Schelm Funeral Home, Lake Suzy, Fla.