Eugenio Duarte, 80, of East Providence, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Miriam Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was the beloved husband of Julia C. (Monteiro) Duarte to whom he was married for 44 years.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, he was a son of the late Candida Ferreira Duarte.
Eugenio worked for Speidel, Inc. for 27 years before he retired. He was a humble and gentle man who enjoyed fishing and loved to spend time with his family. He will be truly missed.
Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Dulcineia De Oliveira and her husband Assis of East Providence, Melissa Duarte of East Providence, one sister, Maria Teresa Perret of France, one brother Alberto Gomes of Pawtucket, two grandchildren, Shanna De Oliveira, Brian De Oliveira and one great granddaughter, Layla DeOliveira.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 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 Sacred Heart Church, Taunton Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4-8.