Daniel P. Pavao

March 10, 2018


Daniel P. Pavao, 83, of Somerset, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of fifty-seven years to Emma (Carvalho) Pavao.

Daniel was born in Fall River, the son of the late John and Mary (Souza) Pavao. He was a graduate of Somerset High School class of 1953. Mr. Pavao then served his country for over twenty years with the United States Air Force and was stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War. While serving he worked as an aircraft maintenance superintendent and eventually earned the rank of a decorated Master Sergeant. He also earned his associates degree in business accounting from Fisher College, in Fall River. After retiring from the military he worked as a sales expediter at Action Automation, in Attleboro, for several years. Dan was a Eucharistic Minister for forty years and a communicant at Saint Patrick's Church, in Somerset. Dan enjoyed playing Bocce, wood crafting and being outdoors.

Survivors besides his wife are two daughters: Elizabeth F. Pereira and her husband John of Berkley; Joyce P. Rouy and her husband Nicholas of West Yarmouth; two sons: Thomas D. Pavao and his wife Denise of Ashfield; Scott Pavao and his wife Martha of New York City; three grandchildren: Margaret, Daniel and Joshua; two brothers: Alfred Pavao of California; Michael Pavao of New Mexico; along with many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John Pavao.

His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 9am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am in Saint Patrick Church, 306 South Street, Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial, to follow with Military Honors in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Flowers are Omitted, Memorial donations in his memory can be made to Saint Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St, Jude Place. Memphis, TN 38105, or the Diabetes Association Inc. ... People Incorporated, 1 Father DeValles Blvd, Suite 401, Fall River, MA 02723

Calling Hours

MAR 16. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726


MAR 17. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

MAR 17. 10:00 AM (EDT)

St. Patrick's Church
South St.
Somerset, MA

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