Anthony Nenna

Anthony A. "Tony" Nenna

Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Augustine “Tony” A. Nenna, of Sherwood Drive, Westerly, passed away at The Westerly Hospital on Saturday, September 5, 2020. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Andaloro) Nenna.

Born in New London, CT, he was the son of the late Anthony and Emily Nenna.

Tony worked as a construction inspector for the Town of Groton for 45 years until his retirement, and he was a communicant of St. Pius X Church. Tony was proud to serve his country in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards, working on antique cars, specifically his 1932 Ford Coupe. Tony always found time and pleasure helping others especially with family, home projects. Some of his favorite times were watching football and the UCONN Girls’ Basketball games.

He leaves behind his two sons, Anthony Nenna and wife Elise, and Michael Nenna and wife Jeannine, all of Westerly; his sister Joyce Hunter of Florida; five grandchildren, Isabella, Charlotte, Olivia, Macey and Michael; as well as several nieces and nephews. Tony was predeceased by his brother Robert Nenna.

Visiting hours are omitted. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am on Thursday, Sept. 10th, at St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm St., Westerly. Burial with Full Military Honors will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in Tony’s memory.
Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Pius X Church
    45 Elm Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    Private, --
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    A private Committal Service will be held with Full Military Honors.


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Peggy Itteilag

Posted at 12:56pm

Tony & Mike & families, I'm so sorry for your loss. We all had good times on George St. I'm sure he enjoyed his beautiful grandchildren & they will have good memories.

Christopher Wriedt

Posted at 12:22pm
Candi and I send to the Nenna Family our sincere condolances. Coach Wriedt

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