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Albert DaCosta Felicio
WOONSOCKET- Albert DaCosta Felicio, 97, of Woonsocket, died on Friday August 26, 2011, at Rhode Island Hospital. Surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Portugal, son of the late Joseph and Maria (Pacheco) DaCosta Felicio.
He is now with his beloved wife Anna, who died on April 24, 2011. They were married for 72 years.
He was a self -made businessman having owned Mission Bottling Company of Woonsocket for many years and, in later years Mission Vending Company of Woonsocket.
He served in the U.S. Navy for four years, including WW11.
He leaves his beloved daughters, Patricia Royer and husband Richard of Nasonville; Beverly Minchillo and husband Vincent of Cumberland; and Barbara Gagne and husband, Richard of North Smithfield; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by five siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11 A.M. in St. Agatha's Church, Fairfield Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Slatersville, R.I. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.