Joao Batista Neves, 70, passed away suddenly at his home in Newark, NJ on Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was born in Covilha, Casegas, Portugal and came to the United States in 1968 and has resided in the Ironbound Section of Newark.
Joao was a Foreman and a member of the Heavy and General Laborers Local 472 of Newark for over 30 years, retiring December 13, 1999.
Beloved husband of Maria Augusta (nee Barbosa) Neves; devoted and loving father of Maria Neves, Adelaide Clark and her husband Terry, Lucy Pimenta and her husband Fernando, Michele Neves and her fiancé Michael Febo; dear brother of Lidia Teodoro, Lucilia Pereira, Antonio Neves and Acacio Neves; cherished grandfather of Jonathan Faisca and Victoria Clark.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, March 7 at 9:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Newark, NJ. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Visitation Monday, March 6th from 6 – 8 pm at the Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette St., at Wilson Ave., Newark.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate Masses said in Joao's name.
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