Anthony J. Nunes Jr., 75, Little Compton

Anthony J. Nunes Jr., 75, Little Compton


nunesAnthony John Nunes Jr., 75, of Punta Gorda, Florida, and Little Compton, passed peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, into eternity to be with his parents, Anthony J. and Mary (nee Fernandes) Nunes of Bristol, and also to be with his daughter, Carol Mari Nunes and grandson Peter Habib.

Born in Providence, he graduated from Colt Memorial High School in 1955 and Providence College in 1959. He was a veteran of the Rhode Island National Guard, former manager of Bristol Manufacturing, and retired from Raytheon Submarine Signal Division of Portsmouth as head of security and manager of budgets and planning and analysis.

He was an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and Yankees fan. A member of the Moose Lodge #2121 and Punta Gorda Elks, he was a straightforward speaking good man known for his intelligence and sense of humor and 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; and grandchildren, Anthony IV and Rachel Margaret Nunes.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, Nov. 22, at Park Place Estates Club House, 3200 Loveland Boulevard in Port Charlotte.

Please visit Anthony’s tribute wall at to share memories and to send condolences to the Nunes family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34288.

Arrangements by Paul Schelm Funeral Home in Lake Suzy.