Henrique Martins Godinho, 73, of Bliss Street passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Ana Maria (daCosta) Godinho, to whom he was married to for 43 years.
Born in Quatro Ribeiras , Terceira, Azores, he was the son of the late Francisco Martins Godinho and Guilherminha DeJesus (Rocha) Godinho. Mr. Godinho was a machinist supervisor for the Hope Webbing Company in Pawtucket for 11 years before he retired. He was an active member of Centro Grupo Amigos da Terceira and he loved to participate in the bolos de leite in traditional costume alongside the cows he helped care for on his friend’s farm.
Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Sandra N. Godinho, two sisters, Maria Gabriela DeSousa and Maria Estela Amaral, two brothers, Ivo Godinho and his wife Bernardete and Francisco Godinho and his wife Maria and several generations of nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Iva DeLima and Maria Fatima Silveira, uncle of the late Delia Silveira and great uncle of the late Adam daCosta.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 8th, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.