Jose Carlos Dias
PAWTUCKET - Jose Carlos Dias, 68, entered into eternal life on Monday after an illness. He was the husband of Maria F. (Machado) Dias. Jose was born in Terceira, the Azores, a son of the late Jose and Diolinda (deJesus) Dias.
He formerly was a house painter and later became the general maintenance man for the former St. Joseph's Church, now Holy Family Parish of Pawtucket. He and his wife Maria worked at St. Joseph's for several years. He had been a member of "Amigos de Terceira" before his illness.
Besides his wife he leaves 2 daughters, Lucy Dias and Paula Dias, both of Central Falls and 2 sons, Robert Dias of Pawtucket and James Dias of Cumberland; 10 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren. He also leaves a brother, Gaspar Dias of MA..
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 9:30 am in Holy Family Church, Walcott Street Pawtucket. Burial will be private.
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