Jose D. Medeiros

Jose D. Medeiros, 78 of East George St. passed away Tuesday December 27, 2016 at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.  He was the husband of Maria A. (Rego) Medeiros to whom he was married for 51 years.  Born in Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Albano and Maria (de Jesus Melo) Medeiros.  Jose worked as a machine operator for American Insulated Wire before retiring.  In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons Joe Medeiros and his wife Colleen of Attleboro, Michael Medeiros and his wife Elaine of Pawtucket, one brother Antonio Medeiros, two sisters Conceicao Medeiros, Gilda Correia, three grandchildren William Tessier, Corey and Chris Medeiros, and two great-grandchildren Emma and Sophie Tessier and many nieces and nephews.  He was the brother of the late Manuel Medeiros.  His funeral will be held on Tuesday January 3, 2017 at 9 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling hours Monday from 5-8 PM.