NEW BEDFORD; Joseph Medeiros, 72, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Hathaway Manor after a period of declining health. He was the son of the late Manuel F. Medeiros and Maria (Camara) Medeiros.
He was born in Ponta Delgada, St. Miguel, Azores, a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, formerly employed at Pauline Marie Boat Line as a Receiver, until his retirement. Joseph was a member of the Club Sports Madeirense of Fall River.
He survived by his daughter Rosemary Rush and her husband David of New Bedford; a sister Maria Augusta Carreiro and her husband Jeremias of New Bedford; one grandson Alex Cardona, one great-grandson Silas Dussault; two step-granddaughters Kristen Rushand and Courtney Tonetto. Also survived by four godchildren Lucy Laforce, Jerry Carreiro, Sueann Costa and Kevin Carreiro, one great-niece Mikaelah Laforce, great-nephew Nickolas Laforce, and several cousins. He was the grandfather of the late Holly Medeiros.
His visiting hours will be Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6 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 Friday, at 9:30 AM at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Cremation will follow.
Online condolences to the family can me made on the website; www.cabralbaylies.com.
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