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Stephen P. Garrity
EAST PROVIDENCE - Stephen P. Garrity, 56, of Rumford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Born in Providence, he was a son of Virginia A. (Gagner) Garrity of Riverside and the late Leo V. Garrity. Stephen worked as a union painter; officer; trustee and instructor of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. He was a lifelong sports fan; an avid fan of football and loved animals.
Besides his mother, Stephen leaves three sisters, Joyce Fiorentino of Cranston, Kathleen Garrity Fox of Riverside and Jean Davis in Pennsylvania; a nephew, Timothy Renaud; three nieces, Laura Renaud, Jennifer Garrity and Erin Wolf and many cousins and dear friends. He was the brother of the late David Garrity.
VISITATION will begin Friday at 5 p.m. followed by Services at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the RI SPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915 will be appreciated.