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PAWTUCKET - Fernando Abreu, 75, of Pawtucket Avenue, Pawtucket, died December 27, 2010 at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Irene (Almeida) Abreu for 49 years. Mr. Abreu was born in Lisbon, Portugal, the son of the late Manuel and Irene (Dos Anjos) Abreu.
As a young adult, Mr. Abreu was a paratrooper in the Portuguese Air Force before moving to the US in 1962. He worked as a supervisor for RI Textile Company.
Besides his wife, Fernando leaves two brothers, Jose Francisco and his wife Rosa and Carlos Abreu.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Abreu in St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception Church, 103 Pine Street, Pawtucket on Friday at 10:00 am. Calling hours are from 8:30 am in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. For directions and guest book signatures, please visit manningheffern.com.