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Jose I. DaSilva
CENTRAL FALLS - Jose I. DaSilva, 73, of High Street died Thursday, February 9, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of Maria (Maciel) DaSilva.
Born in Faial, The Azores, a son of the late Jose Manuel and Palmiera (DaSilva) Viera, he had lived in Pawtucket most of his life and had also lived in Attleboro, MA before moving to Central Falls 1 year ago.
Mr. DaSilva was a machine operator at American Insulated Wire Company, Pawtucket for 27 years before retiring in 2009.
He was a member of Club Juventude Luzitania, Cumberland.
Besides his wife, he is survived by six sons, Joe Silva and Gil DaSilva, both of Seekonk, MA, Luis DaSilva of Rehoboth, MA, Helio and Nelson DaSilva, both of Pawtucket and Steven DaSilva of Woonsocket; four daughters, Maria Barbosa and Martha Correia, both of Cumberland, Marlene Davis of East Providence and Andrea Ware of Rehoboth, MA; fourteen grandchildren; and two great grandsons.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 at 9:30 A.M. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will be in Seekonk Cemetery, Seekonk, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln SUNDAY 2-5 P.M. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfalso.com.