Mario DaCosta Medina, 80, of Wood Street, Bristol, passed away on Feb. 1, 2022, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Maria de Jesus (Avelar) Medina. Born in Sta. Cruz, Flores, Azores, …
Mario DaCosta Medina, 80, of Wood Street, Bristol, passed away on Feb. 1, 2022, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Maria de Jesus (Avelar) Medina.
Born in Sta. Cruz, Flores, Azores, Portugal, he was the son of the late Antonio Sousa Medina and Lurdes (da Costa) Medina. He was the father of Lucia Costa and the late Thelma Rodrigues; grandfather of Cieria Costa, Marisa Rodrigues and Derek Rodrigues and great grandfather of Everly Thel Rodrigues. He was the brother of Saul Medina, Ernesto Medina, Jorge Medina, Salme Mateus and Luis Medina. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews in Portugal and Canada.
Mr. Medina was employed by Pearson Yachts before retiring.
Funeral services were held Feb. 5 from the George Lima Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Elizabeth’s Church. Liturgical readings were by Trimnda Castro and Marisa Rodrigues, who also read the Prayer of the Faithful. The offertory gifts were presented by Derek Rodrigues and Cieria Costa. Burial followed in North Burial Ground. Serving as pallbearers were Derek Rodrigues, Alex Verrecchia, Elisio Castro, Roy Guedes, Stephen Verrecchia and Andre Quintellia.
Donations may be made to: American Heart Association, 1 State Street, Providence RI 02908.