John Pedro Jr., 66, Westport

Posted 12/19/19

John Pedro Jr., 66, of Westport, peacefully passed away at home following a heroic battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, with his family by his side.

Mr. Pedro was born in Fall …

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John Pedro Jr., 66, Westport

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John Pedro Jr., 66, of Westport, peacefully passed away at home following a heroic battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, with his family by his side.

Mr. Pedro was born in Fall River, son of the late John Pedro Sr. and the late Lorraine (Silvia) Pedro and had been a lifelong resident of Westport. 

Prior to his retirement, he worked for and was a proud member of the Laborer's Local Union 610. He was an avid farmer and could often be seen outside tending to his garden. Mr. Pedro was an accomplished trap and skeet shooter and a former member of Ducks Unlimited.

Survivors include his son, John Pedro III and his wife Jaime of Warwick, RI; his daughter, Lori A. Haller of Boston; a brother, Ronald Pedro of Tiverton; a sister, Elaine Brillo of Fall River; six grandchildren, Matthew, Olivia, Sean, Emma, Ryan and Ben; his former wife, Paula M. Houle; and many nieces and nephews.

His funeral, to which relatives and friends are invited, will be Monday, December 23, from the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport,  at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. George Church, Westport, at 10 a.m.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Interment will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.

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