Cristiano L. Medeiros, 69 of Wheeler Street, Rehoboth passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Rosalina (Tavares) Medeiros. He was born in Povocao, Sao Miguel, Azores a son of the late Jose Albino and Maria Jose (Linhares) Medeiros. Mr. Medeiros was a machine operator for the Scott Brass Company for many years before he retired. He was a longtime farmer and enjoyed tending to his animals. He was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church and Vice President of Lira Sao Francisco Xavier. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Rose M. Figueiredo of Seekonk, two sons, Joseph L. Medeiros of Rehoboth and Christiano A. Medeiros of Attleboro, eight grandchildren, Antonio, Rosalina, Isabel, Nicholas, Joseph, Samantha, Christiano and Lillian, two sisters, Catarina Paiva and Isabel Pereira and two brothers, Joao Medeiros and Jose Medeiros. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 5-8.