Jose F. Carreiro
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Jose F. Carreiro
  • December 21, 1921 - August 7, 2017
  • New Bedford, Massachusetts

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Jose F. Carreiro, 95, of New Bedford passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 in Care One after a long illness.

Born in Furnas St. Michael Azores, a son of the late Jacinto and Maria (Furtado) Carreiro he grew up there and immigrated to Brazil and came to the United States in 1971.

Jose was a member of the St. Michael Club. He enjoyed fishing and breeding canaries.

He is survived by four children, Nelson Carreiro of New Bedford, Rosa Goncalves of Acushnet, Vera Amaral-Abbott of S. Dartmouth, and Robert Carreiro of New Bedford; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Berta Machado.

His funeral will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10 am from the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a funeral mass at 11 am in Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle St., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford. Visitation will be Wednesday 5-8 pm. For online tribute/directions www.rock-funeralhome.com.