Albert Medeiros, father of Father Arnold R. Medeiros

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Albert Medeiros, 98, of Fall River, died October 7 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. 

He was the husband of the late Odilia (Chaves) Medeiros. Born in Capelas, St. Michael, Azores, he was a son of the late Henry and Maria dos Anjos (Botelho) Medeiros; he emigrated to this country in 1954 and was a member of Santo Christo Parish in Fall River.

Medeiros was the founder and former president of Albert Medeiros & Sons Construction Corporation. 

He is survived by a daughter, Maria Fatima “Mary” Mello of Fall River; four sons, James Medeiros of Fall River, John A. Medeiros of Westport, Father Arnold R. Medeiros, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in North Falmouth, and Joseph B. Medeiros of Fall River; Uncle of Father Luciano Pereira of Dartmouth; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was the father of the late Henry W. Medeiros and was predeceased by six sisters and a brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated October 13 at Santo Christo Church, followed by interment in Notre Dame Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Santo Christo Church Renovation Fund, 185 Canal Street, Fall River, Mass., 02721. 

Funeral arrangements were handled by Oliveira Funeral Homes, Inc.

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