Jose F. Moura, 84 formerly of East Providence and Fox Point passed away Sunday at Golden Crest Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Maria (Puim) Moura. Born in Santa Maria, Acores he was the son of the late Jose Resendes and Maria DeJesus Tavares (Fontes) Moura.
Jose was a Maintenance man for Leach & Gardner, he was a member of the Santa Maria Club in East Providence, and he enjoyed fishing and dancing.
He is survived by one daughter Lucy Benoit of Cranston, his son-in-law Russell Benoit, two grandchildren Kelsea and Tyler, he was one of six siblings.
His funeral will be held on Friday at 9 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of The Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011, or American Foundation for the Blind 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102 New York, NY 10121