CUMBERLAND - Joseph "Boss" Antunes, 74, of Roland Street, passed away Saturday at home. He was the husband of Cristine (Tina Machado) Antunes. They had been married for 42 years.
Born in Cumberland he was the son of the late Luiz and Eliza (Gomes) Antunes.
He was a life long Cumberland resident.
Mr. Antunes was employed as a bolt forger for the former Standard Nut and Bolt Company for many years retiring in 1987.
He was a member of the United States Army during peace time.
Besides his beloved wife he leaves his twin sons, Keith "Tuna" Antunes and Craig Antunes, his wife Michelle; two grandsons, Christopher Joseph Antunes, and Matthew Robert Antunes, all of Cumberland; one sister, Ida Pereira of South Attleboro, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late August Antunes, Frank Antunes, Mary Cabral, and Rose Gregorio.
A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday at 11 AM in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.Visiting Hours will be held Tuesday, 2-4 & 6-8 PM.