Anthony J. Leander, 86, formerly of Grafton St, Newport, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Heatherwood Nursing and Subacute Center.
Anthony worked for many years at the Coca-Cola Bottling plant in Newport. After the plant closing, he began work in landscaping. He enjoyed the work, and worked for several different companies over the years. He was also a dedicated and well versed fan of the Red Sox.
He is survived by a sister: Ann Leander Gibson and her husband Ronald Gibson of Jefferson, OH, several nieces and nephews: Kathleen Beattie and Cate Beattie, Gerard Beattie, Ronald Gibson, Joseph Gibson, and Julie Gibson; his sister In Law, Eileen Leander, and many more cousins and great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Joseph T. Leander and sister, Julie L. Beattie.
A burial service will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 10am in St. Columba Cemetery Chapel, 465 Browns Lane, Middletown, RI with Rev. Kris VonMaluski officiating.