Jose Maria Gouveia

Jose Maria Gouveia, 67, of Brookhaven Drive passed away Tuesday November 22, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Maria F. Gouveia to whom he was married for 44 years. Born in Rabo de Peixe, Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Antonio and Maria Jose (Oliveira) Gouveia. Mr. Gouveia was a machine operator for North East Cable. He was the founder and president of Lira Saint Francis Xavier Band. He was a member of the Philip Street Hall and the Holy Ghost Brotherhood Charity in Rehoboth. He leaves three daughters, Christina Gouveia, Patricia Pacheco and Jessica Ponte all of East Providence, one son, Marco Gouveia of Cranston, twelve grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and four sisters. He was the father of the late Jose Maria Gouveia. He was also pre deceased by one brother. His funeral will be held on Monday 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 St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 4-8.