Jose P. Moura, 68, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital.
He was the husband of Osana (Pestana) Moura.
Born in Almagreira, Santa Maria, Azores, he was a son of the late Angelo Braga Moura and Maria DeJesus (Braga) Moura.
Joe worked in the housekeeping department of Rhode Island Hospital. In 1991 and in 2004 he served as the Mordoom of the Holy Ghost Feast. He was a member of the Holy Ghost Beneficial Brotherhood “Phillip Street Hall”, the Santa Maria Club and the Portuguese American Club in East Providence. Joe was known to many as Santa Maria. He loved Benfica and his favorite color was red.
Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Linda Devine and her husband Michael of Dighton, MA, two sons, Peter D. Moura and his wife Jaimie of Johnston and Michael A. Moura and his wife Laura of Warren, five grandchildren, Travis and Zachary Devine, Connor, Dylan and Zoey Moura, one sister, Irene B. Moura, one brother, Manuel T. Moura, one niece, three nephews and his dog BJ.
His funeral and visitation will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 from 9:00AM – 10:00AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 21 Traverse Street, Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, TN 38105-9959 would be appreciated.