Joseph D. Carreiro, 92, Bristol


Joseph D. Carreiro, 92 of Manchester St. passed away on Oct. 12, 2013.

He was the husband of the late Rachel (Alves) Carreiro.

Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Francisco D. and Maria dosAnjos (Ferreira) Carreiro.

He attended Bristol schools and was the caretaker and chauffeur for the Smith family at their farm for 20 years. He later worked at their companies Smith's, Converse and PF Industries.

He is survived by his children Duarte Carreiro and Cecilia Vallee of Bristol; brothers Tiofilo, Arthur and Alvaro Carreiro of Bristol and his sister Maria de Lourdes DaCosta of Canada. He was the grandfather of Jeffrey Carreiro, Lauren Machado and Lisa Werner and great-grandfather of Lucas Machado, Oliver Werner and Lilian Werner.

His funeral services were held Oct. 16. from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Lauren Machado and Lisa Werner. The offertory gifts were presented by Lauren Machado, Jeffrey Carreiro and Lisa Werner. Burial followed in St. Mary's Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Arthur Carreiro, Al Carreiro, Steve Carreiro, Rick Carreiro, John DaCosta and Brian Machado.

Memorial donations may be made to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 775, Bristol, RI, 02809 or Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main, St. Providence, RI 02904.


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