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Mariano C. Justiniano

August 4, 1942 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 79)


Mariano C. Justiniano, 79, of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 after an illness.

He was the loving husband of Maria Justiniano.  They shared 54 years of marriage.  Born in Feteiras de Sul, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Manuel Cordeiro and Maria (DeGloria) Cordeiro.  

Mariano served in the Portuguese Army.  He moved to the United States in 1968.


He was employed by Louis Hand Curtain Factory for over 35 years where he retired from in 2005.


He was a man of God, and was a member of Luso-American Pentecostal Church, 414 Rock Street in Fall River.

Mariano was a hard worker who provided for his family and cherished the time he spent with them. Above all others, his grandchildren had his heart. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Besides his wife and soulmate Maria, he leaves three children, Edward Justiniano, Linda Sineiro (husband Paul), Sandra Warhall (husband Mark) who he loved with all his heart.

A grandson, Tristan Justiniano; three granddaughters, Korinne, Kenzie and Kadence Sineiro.

A brother, John Cordeiro and a sister, Hermina Mello who both still reside in Portugal, many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Manuel Cordeiro, Maria Jose Cordeiro, Gloria Cordeiro and Maria dos Anjos Couto.


Visitation will be Friday, April 15, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St. Fall River.  His funeral service will be Saturday, April 16 at 9:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial with committal prayers will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Prospect St. Fall River.


In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Fall River Kidney Center, 48 Weaver St. Fall River, MA 02720

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April 15, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home and Cremation Service
690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Funeral Service
April 16, 2022

9:00 AM
Auclair Funeral Home and Cremation Service
690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721


Oak Grove Cemetery
765 Prospect Street
Fall River, MA 02720

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