João Manuel Furtado, 76, of Cranston, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 15, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Maria Eduarda (Raposo) Furtado to whom he was married for 52 years.
Born in Ribeira das Tainhas, São Miguel, Azores. He was the son of the late José and Maria deLurdes (Correia) Furtado.
Mr. Furtado was a welder and worked for Dean Steel for over 53 years until he retired. He was a parishioner of Our lady of The Rosary and a member of the Divino Espirito Santo. He was an avid Sporting Clube de Portugal fan. He enjoyed fishing and working in his garden.
Besides his wife, he leaves one daughter, Candi Furtado and her husband José of Cranston, one son, Robert Manuel Furtado and his wife Teri Lynn of Cranston, one brother, Tony Correia of Texas, two sisters, Maria dos Anjos Tavares of Cranston, Maria de Lurdes Amaral of Providence, four grandchildren, Timothy Furtado, Kyle Furtado, Aaliyah Furtado, Amanda Anonuevo, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Maria do Carmo Byron, José Furtado and Guilherme Furtado.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 10 A.M. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021, from 5-7 P.M. in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Ave. East Providence.