Raul J. Coelho
CUMBERLAND - Raul J. Coelho, 93, of 10 Old Diamond Hill Rd. and formerly of Carpenter St. passed away Sunday in Emerald Bay Manor, Cumberland. He was the beloved husband of Beatrice (Domingos) Coelho.
A lifelong Cumberland resident he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ferreira) Coelho.
Mr. Coelho was employed by the former Goyette Brothers Co. and V. H. Blackington Co. for many years until his retirement. He was a WWII U. S. Navy veteran. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church and a former member of the Clube Juventude Lusitana Band. He also taught woodwind instruments at the former Ray Mullen Music Store, Pawtucket.
Besides his wife he leaves a sister, Elsie Pino of Cumberland and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from 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 with military honors will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Directions/Guest Book: jjduffyfuneralhome.com
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