Benjamin C. Tundis, 71, of South Kingstown, died Friday at home. He was the beloved husband and companion of Cheryl (Charpentier) Tundis for 29 years.
Born in Johnston, he was a son of the late Carmine and Viola (Rinaldi) Tundis. Mr. Tundis was a carpenter for the Carpenters Local 94 Union for many years. In his spare time he kept busy with several projects including building his own boat and the house which was his residence. He enjoyed reading, working on the computer, and riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Benjamin Tundis Jr. of Oldsmar, Florida and Jeffrey Tundis of Warwick; a stepson, Jason Michaud of Palm Springs, California; a sister Norma LaPrade of Sun City, South Carolina, and a brother Edward Tundis of Rhode Island.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia Street, Wakefield. Burial will follow in New Fernwood Cemetery, Kingston. Visiting hours are Thursday 5-8 p.m.
The family kindly requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Home & Hospice Care of RI 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904-9826. For guest book and condolences, verystortifuneralhome.com