PROVIDENCE, R.I.: Antone Farias Sr., 84, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital, after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Cecelia (Costa) Farias.
He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford area, the son of the late Manuel Farias and Mary J. (Motta) Farias. Formerly employed as a Machine Operator at Acushnet/Golf Co., for 30 years until his retirement.
He was an U.S. Marine Veteran of the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Ribbon and the United Nations Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Ribbon and Sharpshooter Badge.
Survivors include his wife of New Bedford, three sons Thomas, Antone Jr. and George Farias, two daughters Mary Ann and Betty Ann. Also he survived by eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late William, Albert, and Manuel Farias.
Visiting hours omitted. Cremation will follow.
Arrangements under the direction of the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford.
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