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Joao Dias

May 2, 1937 May 10, 2022
Joao Dias
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Obituary for Joao Dias

Joao Dias, 85, of Ludlow was called home to be with God on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Born in Travassos Da Cha, Portugal to the late Joao Andreso and Maria Dias, he immigrated to America in 1971, settling in Ludlow in 1979. Joao was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church and a proud member of the Gremio Lusitano Club, where he would gather with his friends to play Sueca. Joao served honorably in the Portuguese Army, he took great pride in his garden and was an avid Portista. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Afonso) Dias of Ludlow; loving father to Antonio Dias and wife Maria and Rosa Alves and husband Jose; adored grandfather to Joshua and Jeffrey Alves and Jared, Justin, Jacob and James Dias; dear brother to Antonio Afonso, Domingos Afonso and wife Eugenia, Maria Afonso and husband Ilidio; brother in law to Jose Goncalves, Ana Pires, Lurdes Gonçalves and husband Domingos, and Ana Afonso and he also leaves several loving nieces and nephews and many friends. Funeral services for Joao will be held on Monday May 16, 2022 from the Ludlow Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday morning from 8:30-10:15am with a Liturgy of Christian Mass celebrated at 11:00am in Our Lady of Fatima Church followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Joao’s memory to: Our Lady of Fatima Church.

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Visitation

Monday

16

May

8:30 AM 5/16/2022 8:30:00 AM - 10:15 AM 5/16/2022 10:15:00 AM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Funeral Liturgy

Monday

16

May

11:00 AM 5/16/2022 11:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Church

438 Winsor Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Our Lady of Fatima Church
438 Winsor Street Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Island Pond Cemetery Final Resting Place

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States
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