Eduardo P. Leitao 68, of Anthony Street, Seekonk passed away on Wednesday October 14, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of Maria Fatima (Vieira) Leitao.
He was born in Rabo de Peixe, Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Manuel and Nascimento (Nunes) Leitao. Mr. Leitao was a machinist at the American Insulated Wire Company before he retired. Previously he was a landscaper for the A.P. Leitao and Sons Landscaping Company and also a farmer. He was a member of the Amigos de Rabo de Peixe, the Holy Ghost Brotherhood of Charity in Rehoboth and the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society in West Warwick.
Besides his wife, he leaves three daughters, Donna F. Goncalves and her husband Dean of East Providence, Christine L. Melo and her husband Luis, Jennifer M. DaSilva and her husband Joshua both of Seekonk. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Evan, Ethan, Brady, Liliana, Emma and Abigail, four brothers, Jose Leitao, Antonio Leitao, Edmundo Leitao, and Adelino Costa and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Manuel Leitao and Domingos Costa.
His funeral will be held on Monday 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 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Taunton Ave, Seekonk. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 4-8. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Liver Foundation, 188 Needham Street , Suite 240, Newton, MA 02464 would be appreciated.