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Michael M. Lemek

July 11, 2018

Michael M. Lemek, 65, of Richmond, passed away, July 11, 2018 at Kent County Hospital, Warwick.  He was the husband of Maureen (Miller) Lemek. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of Laura (Woodman) Lemek of Chepachet and the late Matthew Lemek.

Michael had a personality that was larger than life! He enjoyed watching the Patriots and the Red Sox and was an avid softball player in the men’s North Smithfield league in his early years. He had a passion for muscle cars, loved all animals, especially his pets, Peter, Halo, and Luna. Above all else, he will always be remembered as a creative and generous man who would give the shirt off of his back to help someone in need.

Besides his wife, Maureen, he is survived by their children, Matthew and Meredith Lemek of Richmond; two brothers, Richard Lemek and his wife Gail of Putnam CT; David Lemek and his wife Deborah of Burrillville and one sister, Viola Robidoux of South Kingston. He was preceded in death by his two brothers Steven and Robert Lemek.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., Slatersville.  Burial will be private. Calling hours are Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 4 – 7 PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 S. Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics North Kingstown, 227 Boston Neck Rd., North Kingstown, RI 02852 or through

Donations may be made to:

Special Olympics North Kingstown
227 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown RI 02852

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