Joseph F. Souza, 78 of Pembroke Avenue and a resident of Fort Myers, FL passed away Saturday May 7, 216 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. He was the husband of the late Phyllis A. (Benoit) Souza. Born in Providence he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Florence R. (Fiero) Souza. Joseph was the owner of Union Concrete and was a Korean War Air Force Veteran. He is survived by three daughters Ann Darr, Joann DeSousa both of SC, Stacey Furtado of Pawtucket, one sister Jeannette Smart, seventeen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Tammy Russell, and Kimberly Looker. His funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be Private. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5-8 PM.