Antone Cabeceiras, 86, Bristol


Antone Cabeceiras, 86, passed away on Oct. 13, at the RI Veteran’s Home.

He was the husband of the late Mary (Quinn) Cabeceiras.

Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Francisco and Philomena (Motta) Cabeceiras.

He was the father of Linda Field, Nancy Cabeceiras and Kevin Cabeceiras; grandfather of Heather Valentino, Catherine Field, Christina Field, Adam Cabeceiras, Brandon Cabeceiras, Amy Cabeceiras and David Cabeceiras; great-grandfather of Orion Field, Michael Valentino and Robert Valentino.

He was the brother of Raymond Cabeceiras, Gilbert Cabeceiras, Elaine Faria and the late Dorothy Arruda, Natalie Robbins and Francis Cabeceiras.

Antone attended Fall River Schools and served in the Navy and Coast Guard during World War II and the Korean War. He later was a machinist for US Rubber and Kaiser Aluminum before retiring.

His funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11, at St. Elizabeth Church, 577 Wood St.

Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bristol.

Memorial donations may be made to RI Veteran’s Home Altar Fund, 480 Metacom Ave., Bristol, RI 02809.


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