John P. Nascimento, 86, East Providence


John P. Nascimento, 86, of East Providence, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Orchard View Manor, after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Filomena (Mendonca) Nascimento.

Born in Machico, Portugal, a son of the late Antonio and Maria (Vasconcelos) Nascimento, Mr. Nascimento was a long-time area resident. He worked in Warren at R&J and Coats & Clark for many years, and also dedicated his life to serving God, preaching in Paris in the 1960s and serving as the Portuguese Pastor of Assembly of God in Warren. Mr. Nascimento also enjoyed fishing.

He leaves his daughter, Ann Marie Parisi and her husband Paul of Riverside; a brother, Alexandre Nascimento of Pawtucket; and two step-grandchildren, Ana Flood of Cranston and John Simoes of North Smithfield.

Arrangements are with Smith Funeral and Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where the family will receive friends from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with a service in the funeral home beginning at 10 a.m. Burial follows in the South Burial Ground, Warren.

Donations in his name may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 N. Main St. Providence, RI 02904. Kindly omit flowers. See


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