Paulo J. Antunes, 58, of East Providence, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at RI Hospital. He was the fiancé of Laura Patricio with whom he made his home.
Born in São Brás, Terceira, Azores, he was a son of the late Manuel and Maria Vieira (Nunes) Antunes. Paulo was a group leader in the laundry department at Rhode Island Hospital for over 25 years. He was a Patriots football fan and enjoyed playing poker and sueca.
Besides his fiancé, he leaves one daughter, Teresa M. Antunes and her fianceé Allen Smith of Falmouth, MA., two grandchildren, Jonathan Michael and Declan Paulo, two sisters, Maria Manuel Godinho of East Providence and Maria Estela Dias of East Providence and one brother, Manuel Fernando Antunes of Terecira. Paulo also leaves behind Laura’s children to whom they considered as a father, Marco Patricio of East Providence, Monica Pacheco and her husband Steve of Swansea, MA, Nuno Patricio and his wife Kimberly of East Providence and Manuel Patricio of East Providence, six grandchildren, Isabella, Victoria, Nicolas, Samantha, Jacob and Dominic.
His funeral and visitation will be on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Service to follow at 1 P.M. Burial will be private.