CENTRAL FALLS - Adelino Catarino, 80, of Washington St. passed away Tuesday in the Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket.
Born in Madeira Island, Portugal he was the son of the late Manuel and Maria (Rodrigues) Catarina. He lived most of his life in Central Falls.
Mr. Catarino was employed by Central Falls School Department for 10 years until his retirement. He was previously employed by the former Cadillac Textile Co., Cumberland.
He was a communicant and very active in the Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
He leaves four brothers, Manuel Catarina of Cumberland; Charles Catarina of Seekonk and Louis Catarina of Providence and one sister Lucinda Cardoza of Central Falls and 13 nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Aurora Catarina.
A celebration of his life will be held Friday at 9 a.m. in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Dr., Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Directions/ Guest Book: