Antonio F. Azevedo










December 9, 2014

Antonio F. Azevedo, Jr., 89, died Tuesday December 9, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was the beloved husband of Maria M. (Quadros) Azevedo to whom he was married for 66 years.  Born in St. Mateus, Pico, Azores he was a son of the late Antonio F. and Alfredinha (Rocha) Azevedo, Sr. Mr. Azevedo was a boat mechanic for the boats Espalamaca and Calhete. He was also a volunteer fire fighter in Faial. He immigrated to the United States in 1962 where he continued his career as a boat mechanic in Rhode Island. He was a member of the Irmandade do Pico de New Bedford and a member of the East Providence Brightridge Club.Besides his wife he leaves five daughters, Maria Andrade, Adelina Axelrod, Paula Azevedo, Linda Castelli and Pamela Azevedo, one son, Antonio F. Azevedo, III, five grandchildren, Caroline, Alexandra, Antonio IV, Nicholas and Olivia, two sisters, Olivia Azevedo and Maria Silva and one brother, Andre Azevedo. He was the brother of the late Manuel Azevedo.  His funeral and visitation will be held on Friday at 9:30 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904-9826.



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