CUMBERLAND - Joao Delgado, 80 of Mill Street passed away Friday at the home of his son. He was the husband of the late Aida (Antonio) Delgado.
Born in Villa de Rei, Portugal, he was the son of the late Maria Augusta. He came to this country in 1960, settling in Cumberland.
Mr. Delgado was a laborer employed by Universal Construction, Cranston for more than 18 years.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland. He was also a member of the Laborer's International Union Local 271 and a member of the Uniao Portuguesa Benificente, Pawtucket.
He is survived by his son Ramiro A. Delgado and his wife Paula Llera Delgado of Cumberland. Three sisters, Albertina Dias and Louisa Morreira both of Cumberland and Lucillia Rodrigues of Portugal. Four grandchildren, Raymond John Delgado; Jessica Lynn Delgado; Nicholas Anthony Delgado and Alexis Joan Delgado all of Cumberland and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at 9 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Monday 5 to 8 PM. Directions/guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com