Joseph E. Pinheiro

Joseph E. Pinheiro, 73, of Pawtucket and Deland, Florida passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Jo Ann P. (Carvalho) Pinheiro.

Born in Ponta Garca, Sao Miguel, Acores he was a son of the late Jose F. and Sarah (Brilhante) Pinheiro.  Mr. Pinheiro was a machine operator for Carol Cable/General Cable for 38 years before he retired 11 years ago. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He also had several memberships including the Woodland Circle Association in Deland, Florida, the Rhode Island Motorcycle Association and the United Steel Workers, Local 4543.  Mr. Pinheiro enjoyed playing billiards, the outdoors, his rottweilers  and he loved riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

Besides his wife he leaves one son, Ronald D. Pinheiro, two stepchildren, Richard Daigle and Robert Daigle, one granddaughter, Kimberly Pinheiro, two sisters, Armanda Pinheiro and Sara Pinheiro and one brother, John Pinheiro. He was a very special uncle to several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  He was the father of the late Kelly Ann Pinheiro and Joseph E. Pinheiro, Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery.   Due to current health department restrictions calling hours are omitted.



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Ronald Pinheiro from Riverside wrote on June 2, 2020 at 5:36 pm:
Dad you where the best farther ever you will be deeply missed thank you for the sacrifices you've made for me I wasn't I wasn't always a perfect son but you loved me unconditionally I will miss you greatly and thankyou so much for everything love you and WILL miss you Ron Pinheiro
Michele and Jim from Fort myers beach Florida wrote on June 2, 2020 at 3:22 pm:
Jo Ann and family so sorry for your loss my Joe RIP he was a great he would make you laugh sorry we couldn’t make it Jo Ann and are in our thoughts maybe gone but never forgotten PL&R love Jim and Michele
Amie Paredes from Riverside wrote on June 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm:
Joe may you rest in peace. Wish I had the chance to meet you. Ron our deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this time. The loss of a parent at any age is painful. Martin and I are here if you need us for anything.
Jamie S from Pawtucket wrote on June 1, 2020 at 6:54 am:
May our Farther in Heaven who's filled with so much Love, Mercy and Grace for us , comfort the hearts of Joe's wife JoAnn and family and may Joe rest in paradise in Jesus' Almighty Name Amen.
Tania from Pawtucket wrote on May 30, 2020 at 3:42 pm:
Sorry for your loss
Arnie Zoglio from Riverside wrote on May 30, 2020 at 8:20 am:
my condolences to the pinheiro family may god have compassion for all...great person, great in peace...
Lou Petrucci from Cranston wrote on May 30, 2020 at 8:15 am:
Sorry to hear of this. Prayers are on their way for Joe and his family.
Nick Niquette from Bradenton, FL wrote on May 29, 2020 at 5:05 pm:
Very sorry for your loss. It's been a while, but I'll always remember Joe's smile. Rip my friend, cheers, Nick..
Rick from Bristol wrote on May 29, 2020 at 4:15 pm:
Joe one one tough guy you put up a hell of a fight. RIP my friend
Manuel Teixeira from Warren wrote on May 29, 2020 at 4:09 pm:
Joe you were a great person
Jacqueline Breault from Sutton wrote on May 29, 2020 at 8:36 am:
Dearest JoAnn, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Joe. We have not seen you guys recently but have always loved seeing you both. God bless you and know that Joe is at peace and no longer in pain. Love Jackie and Michael Breault
Marc and Dot Cadieux from Cumberland,RI wrote on May 29, 2020 at 8:28 am:
Joe is a man of integrity and compassion, it’s our privilege to have him as a friend. There is now one more angel in heaven.
Nicki from Enfield, CT wrote on May 29, 2020 at 8:22 am:
Jo Ann, I am so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family.
John and Lisa Silva from Seekonk wrote on May 29, 2020 at 8:05 am:
Joanne, John and I are so sad to hear of Joes passing, Joe was a great man who will be missed. Our deepest condolences are with you and your family.
Paul & Robin Proulx from Louisville Kentucky wrote on May 28, 2020 at 6:39 pm:
Joe was a great friend l consider him a brother he will be so very sadly missed. My deepest sympathies to his wife Joanne and his Family for their loss
Barb and Leroy from Delaware wrote on May 28, 2020 at 6:22 pm:
Joe we are going to miss you. You were a great friend and wonderful neighbor. Happy hour won't be the same without you! RIP. Love you.