Jose Soito, 83, of S. Blossom Street, passed away Monday February 5, 2018 at his home. He was the husband of the late Filomena (Silva) Soito. Born in Praia do Norte, Faial, Azores, he was a son of the late Jose M. and Ana E. (Andrade) Souto. Mr. Soito was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church. He was an Inspector for Rhode Island Tool Company for 30 years before retiring. He had been working as a bus monitor for First Student for the last 12 years. He leaves two sons, Stephen Soito and his wife Lynne of N. Smithfield and Dennis Soito and his wife Vanessa of S. Carolina, five grandchildren, Gregory, Rebecca, Isabelle, Allison and Jonathan Soito, three sisters, Angelina Medeiros, Delfina Silveira and Helena Avila, three brothers, Antonio, Eduino and Guilherme Souto and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the brother of the late Maria and Julia Souto, Ana daSilveira and Manuel Soito. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:00 AM from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, N. Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 4-8.