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Alfred F. Almeida
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1933
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2013
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

MIDDLETOWN - Alfred F. Almeida, 80, of Middletown, RI, died Friday, November 29, 2013, at Newport Hospital Newport, RI.

Born in Middletown, RI, on March 1, 1933, he was the son of the late Manuel F. Almeida Jr. and Sarah (Lopes) Almeida, and the husband of Doris (Pinheiro) Almeida.

Mr. Almeida served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a firefighter for the town of Middletown for 25 years before retiring. He also worked for Mello Construction for 36 years.

Mr. Almeida was very active in his parish, Jesus Saviour, where he was a Trustee, a member of the Bazaar Committee for 30 years, past chairman of the Parish Council, a member of the Feast Committee. Al was a trustee of the Seven Castles Club and served as Chairman of its Scholarship Fund. Mr. Almeida was also very active in the Middletown Knights of Columbus, having been a past Grand Knight and serving as chairman of the Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund and Past President of the Home Association. He was also a member of the Retired Firefighters Association.

Besides his wife of 57 years, he is survived by his daughter Susan Bishop of Middletown, his son Stephen Almeida and his wife Michele of Newport, his brother Robert M. Almeida of Andover, MN, his sister, Josephine Lyga, of Portsmouth. Al also leaves his granddaughters Stephanie Sims, Jennifer Moniz and Katie Bishop along with the love of his life his great-granddaughter Mailee.

He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Almeida and sisters Irene Oliveira and Helen Arsenault.

His funeral will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 8 a.m. from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, RI, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9 a.m. in Jesus Saviour Church, Broadway and Vernon Avenue, Newport.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Burial will be in St. Columba Catholic Cemetery, Brown's Lane, Middletown, RI.

Memorial donations may be made to the Middletown Rescue Wagon Fund, 239 Wyatt Road, Middletown, RI 02842, or to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, Jesus Saviour Church, 509 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.
Family links: 
  Manuel F Almeida (____ - 1955)
  Sarah Lopes Almeida (1902 - ____)
Saint Columba Catholic Cemetery
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: SCVet
Record added: Dec 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121189893

Firefighter, Middletown Fire Department, 25 years.
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