Joao Vieira Carvalhana
Joao Vieira Carvalhana

November 7, 1934 - August 2, 2017
Born in Portugal
Resided in Providence, RI
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Joao Vieira Carvalhana, age 82, of Gano St., died August 2, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Herminia (Reis) Carvalhana. Born in Portugal, he was the son of the late Adriano and Maria Estrudes Carvalhana.

He was a technician at Astro Plating Co. for 25 years and then worked as a baker for Calise Bakery. Prior to coming to America, Joao lived in France and worked as an electrician for 10 years.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by his children, Ghislaine Coogan of Smithfield, Christina Herbert of NH, Sergio Carvalhana of Providence, 4 grandchildren; Alyssa Coogan, Joseph Herbert, Jennifer Herbert and Andre Carvalhana. He was the brother of Maria Vieira Moco of Providence, uncle of Elizabeth Theriault and Paulo Vieira. He was the brother of the late Julia Vieira Carvalhana and Joaquim Carreira.

His funeral will begin on Saturday (8/5) at 8am from the Rebello Funeral Home, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9am in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse St., Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Friday from 5-8pm.

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Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, August 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
21 Traverse St
Providence, RI US 02903
Saturday, August 5, 2017
9:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, August 5, 2017