Luis L. Joao

January 25, 1940 - May 30, 2024
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Luis L. Joao, 84 of Ludlow, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Benedita, Portugal, he was the son of the late Antonio and Elisa Joao. He worked as a mechanic for U.S. Envelope/Westvaco for 42 years. Luis loved gardening and the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, long rides, his daily walks along the Riverwalk in Ludlow and especially time at his favorite beach in Newport, RI. He took great pride in his family and friends. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Ludlow and a member of the Gremio Lusitano Club.

Luis is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years Linda Joao; his son Luis Joao Jr. and his daughter Diane Tetreault; his brother Jack Joao and his sisters Connie Filipe and Trindade Agostinho. He also leaves his 4 beloved grandchildren Ryan and Cassidy Tetreault and Angelina and Cristiano Joao as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son-in-law Michael Tetreault and his siblings Jose, Francisco, Elvira, Manuel, Maria, Fernando, Tony, Arnold and Dino.

Visiting hours for Luis will be Friday, June 7, 2024 from 8:30-10:15 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church. Burial will be in Island Pond Cemetery.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024

Time: 8:30 am - 10:15 am

Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home


64 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024

Time: 10:15 am

Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home


64 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024

Time: 11:00 am

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church


438 Windsor Street, Ludlow, MA, 1056

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Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024

Time: 12:15 pm

Island Pond Cemetery


Center Street, Ludlow, MA, 1056

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Born: January 25, 1940
Died: May 30, 2024

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Maria Alzira Santos (António and Alzira) posted on 6/7/24

Linda and family,I am sorry about your loss. He was a good man who will be missed by many. The best to you and your family from ours.


Lynn (Lata) Germain posted on 6/6/24

My sincere condolences for the loss of Mr Joao. May your happy memories help you through this difficult time. Sending you all healing prayers.


Glória Faria posted on 6/5/24

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Glória Faria posted on 6/5/24

Our deepest sympathies during this difficult time to Linda, their children and extended family! Such a class act man who leaves a great legacy! May he rest in eternal peace! And the Lord give the family strength during this time of sorrow🙏🙏🙏


Joseph Jack posted on 6/5/24

RIP luis🙏🇵🇹


Laura & George Zina posted on 6/4/24

Hello We are so very sorry for loss. He was the best and he will always be remembered. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Sending hugs Laura & George


Mr and Mrs Armando Fialho posted on 6/4/24

Linda, Diane and Luies Our Deepest Sympath. . Don't forget, Jesus say, Whoever believes in Me, even if he dies, will live, .and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. he his in our hearts for ever. Luis going to live in our hearts for ever.


suzana Magalhaes posted on 6/4/24

My condolences to my Tia Linda, Diane, Luis Jr,& grandchildren. My Tio Luis had many brothers, but Uncle Louie & Aunt Linda spent many Sundays with our family by our poolside. That' when Diane&Luis JR were toddlers. I have so many happy memories of that time inmy life. Tio Luis made you laugh, taught be how to waterski always interested in my life , This continued when I began my family. i want to remember himfor his love to his family ,his contagious smile, You will be so missed. hugs to all the famil, May LuiS REST IN PEACE. Love you, Suzie J. Magalhaes.


Susana cardaropoli and family posted on 6/4/24

My godfather was the most loving and wonderful man. I have so many memories. Rest in peace. I will always love you. To my godmother and Diane and Lui we love you all and wish you peace and strength though this difficult time.


Odette Sousa posted on 6/4/24

Our condolences to the family from Horácio Sousa & Family.