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Joao A. Pimentel

September 5, 1941 — December 3, 2021

Fall River

FALL RIVER… Joao A. Pimentel, 80, of Fall River, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021, at St. Anne’s Hospital, in Fall River.

He was the husband of the late Maria Margarida (Silva) Pimentel.

Born in St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Manuel Calheta Pimentel and Irene Arruda (Pacheco) Pimentel.

Prior to retiring, Mr. Pimentel had been employed for 25 years as a Machine Operator at the former Quacker Fabrics. Joao was an avid Sporting FC fan, who loved watching futebol and playing pool. He was a parishioner of Santo Christo Church.

He is survived by his daughter Nelia Santos, his sister Manuela Medeiros and two other sisters, three grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Nelson G. Pimentel .

Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 10 AM from the Oliveira Funeral Home – South Main St. Chapel, 2064 South Main St. Fall River, MA 02724, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM at Santo Christo Parish, Columbia St. Fall River. Entombment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours will be held prior to the service, from 10 – 11:30 AM.

For online streaming video mass, please visit: at 12 PM

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, December 7, 2021

10:00am - 11:30 pm (Eastern time)

Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Santo Christo Church (Columbia St. Fall River, MA, Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River)

185 Canal Street, Fall River, MA 02721

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