NEW BEDFORD: Jose C. Quiterio, 86, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, April 08, 2019, after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Maria C. (Machado) Quiterio.
Born in Agualva, Terceira, Azores to the late Jose C. Quiterio and Maria G. De Jesus Quiterio. He was formerly employed as a Shipper to a Textile Industry, until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife of New Bedford; four sons Carlos Quiterio and his significant and other Marilma Collares of Acushnet, Paulo Quiterio and his wife Diana, Marco Quiterio both of New Bedford, and Joao Quiterio and his wife Danielle of Mashpee; six daughters Iva Barcelos and her husband Joao of Toronto, Canada, Rosa Barcelos, Ana Cabral and her husband Helder, both of Fall River, Maria J. Quiterio and her husband Moses Massa of R.I., Gloria Escobar and her husband Manuel of New Bedford and Amelia Quiterio of Middleboro; and seven siblings.
Also survived by twenty five grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Iva Quiterio and Jose F. Quiterio.
Visiting hours will be Friday, April 12, 2019 from 5 to 8 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Saturday at 8 AM at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Interment at St. John Cemetery.
Online condolences to the family can be made at the website; www.cabralbaylies.com.
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