Born in Vila Franca do Campo, he was the son of the late Joao de Medeiros and Maria do Esperito Santo (Melo) Furtado. He is survived by his children John Furtado and his wife Susana, Carlos Furtado and his wife Connie and Jaime Furtado and his wife Denise; grandchildren Derick Furtado, Shana Furtado, Jason Furtado and Brittany Berndt and great granddaughter Sophia Furtado. He was the brother of the late Joao, Jaime, Antonio and Jose Furtado and Maria Noia.
His funeral services were held April 2nd from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Luis Garcia Dutra at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Jason Furtado and Derick Furtado. The Prayer of the Faithful was read by Shana Furtado. The offertory gifts were presented by Susana Furtado, Connie Furtado and Denise St. Vincent. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mark Cabana, Antonio Furtado, Emanuel Simas, Antonio Simas, Jason Furtado and Derick Furtado. Memorial donations may be made to: Home and Hospice Care of RI 1085 North Main St. Providence RI 02904. www.limafh.com