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Edmond "Mitch" Machado

September 1, 1932 January 28, 2018
Edmond "Mitch" Machado
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Edmond “Mitch” Machado, 85, of Fall River, passed away on January 28, 2018 following a courageous battle against a period of declining health. He is peacefully reunited with his beloved wife of 50 years, Claire M. (Martin) Machado.
Born and raised in Fall River, he was the son of the late Louis and Maria Nascment (Correia) Machado and the youngest of seven children. He began his 35 year career in education as an English teacher at Durfee High School, later becoming a music teacher and supervisor of instrumental music. He retired as the Director of Music Education and Performing Arts for the Fall River public school system and was elected a schools advisor to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
He was an active parishioner of Holy Name Church and participated in a prayer group. He loved theater, music and was an avid supporter of Little Theater. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He also loved deep conversations and spending time with friends and family. He leaves his children, Matthew Machado (companion Lisa Gravette) and Peter Machado (wife Michaella) all of Fall River and Julie Machado (fianceé Valerie Tavares) of Somerset. a granddaughter Sarah Machado(companion Scott Standring) of Freetown; many nieces, nephews and friends.
His funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 AM from the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at Holy Name Church at 10:00 A.M.
Burial, St. Patrick Cemetery. Visitation,
Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Large parking area and barrier-free entrance the rear of funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to: Holy Name School Scholarship Fund, 850 Pearce St. Fall River, MA 02720. Online guest book at

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4:00 PM 1/31/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/31/2018 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

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10:00 AM 2/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Holy Name Church

709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Holy Name Church
709 Hanover Street Fall River 02720 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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