Jose Francisco Bento da Costa

August 2, 1963 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 56)

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Jose Francisco Bento DaCosta, 56, of Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, passed away on  Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, in Burlington. He was the loving husband of Maria Jose Raposo Sardinha Costa, of Sao Miguel, Azores.

Born in Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, he was the son of Jose Francisco da Costa and Maria do Carmo Pereira Costa.

He worked as a janitor at Pro-Tone Cleaning Services in Bermuda for many years.

Jose enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family, and helping others. He always gave a hand for those who needed help never wanting anything in return. His smile will accompany the memory of him.

Besides his wife Maria, he leaves a son Jose Francisco Raposo Costa; A daughter, Catarina Filipa Raposo Costa, and her husband Eduardo Nuno Medeiros Raposo.  

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, from 4:00-7:00 pm, followed by a private prayer service at 7:00 pm, in the Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals & Cremation Services, 69 West Britannia Street, Taunton (handicap access is located on the left side of the funeral home)

His visitation and funeral service will be streamed live on our website on his obituary page for those who are unable to attend. 

Guests are asked to remain in their vehicles and a member of our staff will let you know the appropriate time to enter. We ask all guests who plan to attend to kindly wear a mask before entering our facility and social distancing will be observed

Interment and funeral services will be held in Sao Miguel, Azores at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Sowiecki-Snyder Home for Funerals & Cremation Services.

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