Joseph Anthony Bessette, 49, of Lincoln, passed away on, May 30, 2019, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Lisa (Irizarry) Bessette.
Born in Pawtucket, Joseph was the son of Sharon (Bryan) Bessette and the late Raymond Bessette, Sr.
Joseph was employed as a tow truck driver, before his illness.
Joseph was a motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed fishing and working on cars, but was happiest surrounded by his close family. His family lovingly referred to Joseph as a “Mamas Boy”
Besides his wife and mother, Joseph is survived by a son, Andreas Bouris, a sister, Maria Costa, and his nieces, Caitlin and Emma Costa. He was the brother of the late Raymond Bessette, Jr.
Visitation Wednesday, beginning at 4 pm, with a service to follow at 7 pm in the Russell J. Boyle Funeral Home, 331 Smith St. Providence. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Josephs memory to: Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or The National Hemophilia Foundation, ATTN: Development Department, 7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204, New York, NY 10001.
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