Joseph Castro, 79, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Maria DaRosa and the late Maria Pinheiro Castro. Born in Pico, Azores, he was a son of the late Manuel and Maria (Matos) Castro.
Besides his wife Maria, he leaves three sons, Joe A. Castro and his wife Doreen, Angelo M. Castro and his wife Susan, Joe H. DeCastro, two step children, Manuel DaRosa and his wife Gabriela, Maria Ferreira, four sisters, Maria Matos, Rosa Pereira both of Pico, Azores, Margarida Costa and Zalia Silveira and her husband Mario both of East Providence, five grandchildren, Caitlin & Jake Castro, Nicholas Castro, Alicia & Jayla DeCastro, six step grandchildren and one step great granddaughter. He was the brother of the late Manuel V. Castro.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Avenue in East Providence. Burial will be Private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required at all times.