Joseph  Medeiros
Joseph Medeiros

April 21, 1928 - September 20, 2011
Born in Providence, RI
Resided in East Providence, RI
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Obituary

EAST PROVIDENCE – Medeiros, Joseph, age 83, of Humphrey St., and a winter resident of Dunedin, Florida, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011. He was the husband of Carole-Ann (Martin) Medeiros and of the late Dorothy (Smith) Medeiros.

Born April 21, 1928, in Providence, he was the son of the late August and Mary (Silva) Medeiros. Mr. Medeiros was a Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War.

He worked as a water treatment technician for 28 years at Bird and Son and later at Brown University before retiring in 1990. He was also a door keeper at the RI State House for 10 years.

An avid fan of the Red Sox and NE Patriots, Joe was a member of the East Providence Democratic Committee, Ward 2 Democratic Committee, Secretary of the East Providence Planning Board, a 53 year member of the HGBB Philips Street Hall, the Holy Ghost Society of Jamestown, and a member of the American Legion Post 275 of Dunedin, FL.

In addition to his wife of 18 years, he leaves his children, Raymond and Dawn Medeiros of Venice, FL, and Theresa and Robert Valley of East Providence; 5 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and 3 step-great grandchildren.

His funeral will begin Friday at 9am in the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway, East Providence. Military honors and burial will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday 4-8pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to the VNA of RI, 475 Kilvert St., Warwick, RI 02886.

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Thursday, September 22, 2011
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Rebello Funeral Home
81 Carpenter Street
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, September 23, 2011
9:00 AM
Cemetery
Mount Saint Mary Cemetery
661 Prospect St.
Pawtucket, RI
Friday, September 23, 2011