Jose I. Matos, 75 of Emmaus Road, Rehoboth died Monday, October 14, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of Diamantina (Raposo) Matos. He was born in Agua dePau, Sao Miguel, Azores a son of the late Manuel and Ilda Pacheco. Mr. Matos was a machine operator before retiring. Besides his wife he leaves four daughters, Elidia M. Galego of Rehoboth, Liseta M. Vertentes of Rehoboth, Elizabeth M. DaCosta of Rehoboth and Wendy M. Botelho of East Providence, ten grandchildren, Jonathan, Elise and Justen Galego, Joshua and Hailey Vertentes, Samantha, Audrey and Mason DaCosta, Gianna and Noah Botelho and one sister, Armanda Amaral of Canada. He was the brother of the late Fernanda Silva, Gasparina Vieira, Maria doCarmo Sousa, Joao Pacheco and Manuel Matos. His funeral will be held on Friday 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 Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8.