Joseph R. Medeiros

October 4, 2007

Joseph R. Medeiros
U.S. Veteran

US Navy

World War II Veteran

JOSEPH R. MEDEIROS – in Brentwood, NH, formerly of Woburn, October 4th. Beloved husband of the late Alice (Amorin) Medeiros. Devoted father of Mary Ann Lebel and her husband Robert of Hampton, NH, Paul J. Medeiros and his wife Diana of Stratford, CT, Linda Cronin and her husband Kevin of Wilmington, Raymond F. Medeiros and his wife Suellen of Manchester, NH, and Carol Harrelson of Derry, NH. Dear brother of Eleanor Davis and her husband George of Las Vegas, NV. Loving grandfather of Kristofer and Kevin Lebel, Brent, Brandon, and Brittany Medeiros, Michelle Cronin, Steven and Douglas Medeiros, Scott Harrelson, and the late Michael Cronin, and great-grandfather of Devin Lebel. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, October 9th at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington Street, Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Monday 3 to 7 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.

OBITUARY:

Joseph R. Medeiros, a longtime resident of East Woburn and a gifted finish carpenter, passed away in Brentwood, New Hampshire on Thursday, October 4th. The husband of the late Alice (Amorin) Medeiros, who died in 2000, he was eighty-one years of age.

Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Oliver) Medeiros. He graduated from Somerville High School and went on to join the US Navy where he served as a gunner’s mate aboard the USS Moore during World War II. He participated in action against the enemy in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operation, as well as the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.

Mr. Medeiros was an accomplished cabinet maker, and worked for Cliftondale Woodworking for many years until he retired. In earlier years he was employed by Woburn Cabinet Company. Known for his fine detail work, he enjoyed working at home making bowls out of a variety of colored woods, and particularly enjoyed turning wood, making spindles and railings. He handcrafted the altar and lectern at St. Joseph’s Church in East Woburn many years ago.

Mr. Medeiros was a lifetime member of the George Campbell Post 101 American Legion in Woburn.

He was the devoted father of Mary Ann Lebel and her husband Robert of Hampton, New Hampshire, Paul J. Medeiros and his wife Diana of Stratford, Connecticut, Linda Cronin and her husband Kevin of Wilmington, Raymond F. Medeiros and his wife Suellen of Manchester, New Hampshire, and Carol Harrelson of Derry, New Hampshire. He was also the dear brother of Eleanor Davis and her husband George of Las Vegas, Nevada, and loving grandfather of Kristofer and Kevin Lebel, Brent, Brandon, and Brittany Medeiros, Michelle Cronin, Steven and Douglas Medeiros, Scott Harrelson, and the late Michael Cronin, and great-grandfather of Devin Lebel.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, October 9th at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington Street, Woburn, at 11. Interment will take place in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday from 3 to 7 p.m.

Donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.

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  1. Paul,

    “We never lose the ones we love
    for, even though they’re gone,
    Within the hearts of those who care, their memory lingers on.???

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during your time of lost.

    Ken Catino and Family

  2. raymond, our condolences to you and your family…i just lost my dad three weeks ago and i know how much it hurts…our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    dale & rebequa mckinney

  3. Mary Ann,

    My brother told me that he read about your dad in the newspaper. Please accept my best wishes. Hope all is well with you and your family.

    Love,
    Diane

    (McLean)

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