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Joao A. Pimentel

September 5, 1941 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 80)


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. 

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December 7, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service
2064 South Main St
Fall River, MA 02724

Funeral Mass
December 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Santo Christo Church (Columbia St. Fall River, MA, Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River)

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