Joao L. Rodrigues

Joao L. Rodrigues, 80, of Sutton Avenue, East Providence passed away Sunday August 30, 2015 at East Gate Nursing Home. He was the husband of Maria L. (Barbosa) Rodrigues to whom he was married for 50 years. Born in Ribeira Seca, de Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Azores he was a son of the late Manuel and Selestina (doCouto Almeida) Bento. Mr.Rodrigues was a first class welder for West Warwick Welding Inc, before retiring. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Tina Pereira and her husband Neil of East Providence, one son Lewis Rodrigues of East Providence, two grandchildren, Tyler and Jaxson Rodrigues, one brother, Manuel Bento and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Maria Pimental. His funeral will be held on Thursday 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 Wednesday 5-7.