John H. Barbosa, 92, Bristol


John H. Barbosa, 92, of Bourne Street, passed away November 12, 2013.

He was the husband of Mary (Rodrigues) Barbosa.

Born in Ponta Delgada, St. Michael, he was the son of the late Henrique Caetano Jose de Medeiros and Maria da Conceicao (Pedro) Barbosa.

He was the brother of Maria Jose Barbosa and the late Mario Medeiros, Manuel Medeiros, Jose Medeiros, Maria de Conceicao Medeiros, Maria Jose Medeiros and Henrique Medeiros.

John is also survived by many God-children, nieces and nephews.

His funeral services were held November 16, 2013 from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church. The liturgical readings were by Cynthia Alves and Mary Connie Brackett. The Prayer of Faithful was read by Maria Fatima Medeiros. The offertory gifts were presented by Elizabeth Hennen and Matthew Brackett. The eulogy was given by Steven Alves.

Burial followed in North Burial Ground.

Serving as pallbearers were Stephen E. Alves, Joseph Alves, Manuel Barbosa, John C. Barbosa, James Hennen and Michael Hennen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bristol Rescue Squad PO Box 775 Bristol RI 02809.


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