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Jose "Pestana" S. Medeiros

April 12, 1943 October 5, 2018
Jose "Pestana" S. Medeiros
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Obituary for Jose "Pestana" S. Medeiros

Jose "Pestana" S. Medeiros, 75, of Fall River, husband of Maria Grace (Vieira) Medeiros, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Relva, Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Jose de Araujo Medeiros and Maria da Conceicao de Sousa, he resided in Westport and Fall River all of his life.
He was the owner of the Casa Cristal and Casa Das Noivas furniture stores for many years. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. An avid Benfica soccer fan, he played soccer in his earlier years and loved to watch soccer games, playing cards and spending time with his friends.
Besides his wife of 51 years, Jose is survived by his six children: Joseph Medeiros, Jr., of South Kingstown, RI, Sharon Camara and her husband Daniel of Dartmouth, Steven Medeiros and his wife Kimberley of Tiverton, RI, Grace Pine and her husband James of Fall River, Susan Tavares of Fall River, and Michelle Vazquez and her husband Antonio of Fall River. ten grandchildren, Devon Medeiros, Makenna Camara, Madysen Camara, Alexa Pine, Hannah Medeiros, Quinn Pine, Olivia Medeiros, Savannah Tavares, James Medeiros, Arden Vazquez; his sister-in-law Maria Fernanda Sineiro and her husband Jose of Fall River; and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Hermano Medeiros (wife Filomena) of Lisbon, Portugal.
His funeral will be held Tuesday, October 9, at 8:00 AM from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St., at 9:00 AM. Interment, St. Patrick Cemetery.
Visitation, Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

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4:00 PM 10/8/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service

690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service
690 South Main Street Fall River 02721 MA
United States

Funeral Mass




9:00 AM 10/9/2018 9:00:00 AM
Santo Christo Church

220 Columbia St.
Fall River, MA 02721

Santo Christo Church
220 Columbia St. Fall River 02721 MA
United States

Cemetery Details


St Patrick's Cemetery Final Resting Place

2233 Robeson St
Fall River, MA 02720

2233 Robeson St Fall River 02720 MA
United States

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