Fernando P. Carvalho

Fernando P. Carvalho, 83 of East Providence passed away Wednesday May 20, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Zenaida M. (Amaral) Carvalho.  Born in Sao Miguel, he was the son of the late Alipio Ponte and Maria (doCarmo) Cabral.

Fernando was a Machinist at Marshall and Williams, a truck and bus driver in Toronto and Sao Miguel, he enjoyed selling his moonshine in Sao Miguel, making wine, and enjoyed gardening.  He was also a member of the East Providence Senior Center and his family was the most important part of his life.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughter Isabel Branco (Liberato) of Riverside, Anna Silva (Scott) of Barrington, one son George Carvalho (Ernestina) of East Providence, five grandchildren James and Casey Branco, Melody Silva, Chelsea and Corey Carvalho, one brother Carlos Cabral of Sao Miguel.  He was the brother of the late Natalia Cabral, Zelia Cabral, Laura Viveiros.

A funeral for Fernando will be held on Friday at 10 AM from the PERRY MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in Sacred Heart Church Taunton Avenue, East Providence.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling hours will be Thursday from 4-7 PM.  In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Fernando may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 27718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Home & Hospice Care of RI 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904