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Antonio F. DaRosa
CUMBERLAND- DaRosa, Antonio F., 87, of Cumberland died December 6, 2012 at Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of the late Irma (Correia) DaRosa.
He was born in S. Lorenco, Fogo, Cape Verde. He was son of the late Francisco and Rosa Faria (Fonseca) DaRosa.
He came to this country 27 years ago settling in Pawtucket. Antonio was a self-employed photographer for all of his life until his retirement in 13 years ago. He was a member of Mount Hope Community Baptist Church.
He leaves twenty four children Francisco Faria Gamboa, Zilda Faria, Antonio Eduardo Faria DaRosa, Jose Domingos Faria DaRosa, Maria Antonia Faria Carvalho, Rosa Faria Texeira, Antonio Pedro Faria DaRosa, Ana Paula Faria DaRosa, Alzira Faria DaRosa, Maria Benvinda Faria DaRosa, Maria deFatima Faria Jeffiries, Fernanda Faria McCaughuy, Nair Faria Shabo, Bernadette Faria DaSousa and John DaRosa. One sister Idalina Faria Cardoso. Sixty three grandchildren and Twenty one great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10am in Mount Hope Community Baptist Church 734 Hope St. Providence. Calling Hours Tuesday 5-8pm in the church. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. For online condolences please visit