John J. Cabral


TIVERTON — John J. Cabral, 85, the father of Father Clifford J. Cabral, pastor of St. Joseph Church, Pascoag, died April 30. He was the husband of Lillian (Luciano) Cabral, to whom he was married for 62 years.

Born in Tiverton, he was the son of the late Manuel S. and Mary (Cambra) Cabral. He retired in 1981 as a custodian in the Tiverton School Department. Prior to that, he worked at the former Tiverton Gas Co. for many years. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus.

In addition to his wife and Father Cabral, he is survived by three other sons, John C., Andrew J. and David M. Cabral; three daughters, Anne Duval, Madeline Turcotte and Stephanie Silvia; a brother, William Cabral; and a sister, Mary Rogers.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 3 in St. Christopher Church, Tiverton. Burial was in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Little Compton.