Anthony L. Quaglia – Cumberland

Anthony L. Quaglia – Cumberland

Anthony L. Quaglia, 77, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018.

He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (Guimond) Quaglia for 42 years. Born in Attleboro, he was a son of the late Antony and Sola (Rintala) Quaglia.

Anthony served in the U.S. Army and later worked as a construction manager for over 45 years until his retirement from Gilbane Building Company in 2005. He was a longtime member of the Cumberland Beagle Club, and served on the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for over 13 years. Anthony was also a volunteer with the Cumberlandfest and the Historic Metcalf-Franklin Farm, Cumberland.

Besides his loving wife, he leaves two daughters, Brenda Andruzzi of Seekonk, Mass., and Dawn Quaglia of Rehoboth, Mass; a granddaughter, Kristen Johnson; eight siblings, Elizabeth Benoit of South Attleboro, Mass., Michael Quaglia of Pawtucket, Gilbert Quaglia of Spring Hill, Fla., Kenneth Quaglia of Mansfield, Mass., Judith Belanger of Pawtucket, Stephen Quaglia of South Attleboro, Mass., Deborah Quaglia of Pawtucket, and Linda Covill of Seekonk, Mass. He also leaves many, many beloved nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held on Saturday, July 7, at 9 a.m. from William W. Tripp Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church, 18 Baltic St., South Attleboro, Mass. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Visitation will be Friday, July 6, from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to either the Historic Metcalf-Franklin Farm, P.O. Box 7943, Cumberland, RI 02864, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241, will be appreciated.