Herculano Ventura

Date of Passing:

August 2, 2022

Ventura, Herculano, 96, of Bristol died peacefully on August 2, 2022 at the Evergreen House, East Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Maria Ventura.

Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Manuel and Isabel (Decoto) Ventura, he lived in Bristol for 42 years.

Mr. Ventura was a co-owner of Jardim Botanico Variety Store, Fall River, MA, for approximately 20 years before retiring in 2017.

Herculano enjoyed gardening, staying active and spending time with his family.

He is survived by a son Paul Ventura of Murrieta California; four grandchildren, Anthony, Stephanie, Amanda and Cassandra and three great-grandchildren, Eleanor, Adelyn and Bindi. He was the father of the late Margaret V. DaSilva and brother of the late Carlos, Concecao, Maria-Jose, Everista and Margarida.
His Funeral will be held on Saturday August 6, 2022 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Church, Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Saturday morning 8-9 a.m.

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  1. Thank you Cousins! Stay in touch.

  2. Thank you Emeria, you’re right, the last time that i was in Strathroy, I must have been under 10 for Aunt Angelina’s funeral(Uncle Carlos) there were many people there. So I must have met you there, I know that John, Henry and jimmy were there. God Bless you.

    Cousin Paulo

  3. Thank you all. For your comments for Herculano

  4. Paul, My brother John informed me of your father’s passing.

    My sincere sympathies to you. My mother, Evarista was one of your father’s sisters and I am one of her children. I remember your sister Zulmira, but I believe you and I have never met, at least if my memory serves me well.

    May the Good Lord comfort you in your loss, and be assured of my prayers.
    Rest in peace Uncle Herculano

  5. Paul,

    Please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences at the loss of your father, uncle Herculano.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Alda Ventura Reis

  6. Paul, Leona and I give you our condolences on the passing of our dad. We will keep you the family in our prayers. God bless you.

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