EAST PROVIDENCE — Araujo, Dorvalino 86, passed away Saturday August 11, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital.
He was the husband of Conceicao A. (deAlmeida) Araujo to whom he was married 59 years. They would have celebrated their 60th anniversary in January. Born in Lomba do Cavaleiro, Povoação, São Miguel, Azores, he was a son of the late Antonio and Odilia (Ferreira) Araujo.
Araujo was a machine operator for Marshall & Williams Company for 21 years before retiring in 1997. He came to this country from the Azores in 1970 and has been a communicant of Saint Francis Xavier Church since 1972.
Besides his wife he leaves four daughters, Cidalia Rodrigues and her husband Joe, Cesarina Hanson and her husband James, Odilia Paiva and her husband Joseph and Dorvalina Furtado,RN and her husband Emanuel, one sister, Maria Fatima Ferreira, one brother, Jose Araujo, 13 grandchildren, including Father Jeremy Rodrigues, Director of the Diocesan Office for Divine Worship, and six great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Humberto Araujo.
A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, August 17 in St. Francis Xavier Church, with burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Francis Xavier Church would be appreciated.