May 20, 2019

Food Pantry Donations In Memory Of Jose M. Tavares


The American Legion Post 302 is as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness throughout the Rehoboth community. The American Legion itself is the nation’s largest wartime Veterans service organization and is committed to mentoring youths, sponsorship of wholesome programs and supporting our communities like the Rehoboth Food Pantry. For several years the American Legion Post 302 and the Sons of the American Legion have generously given quarterly contributions to the Rehoboth Food Pantry but this is a special occasion as both organizations are donating $1,000.00 in Memory of Jose M. Tavares Jr. who passed away July 7, 2018.

Born in Providence, he was a son of Beatriz (Fernandes) Tavares and the late Jose M. Tavares, Sr. Jose was a self-employed carpenter for over 30 years. He was a proud member of Sons of the American Legion, Post 302, of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He had a passion for dancing and enjoyed life to its fullest. Besides his mother he leaves his life-long partner, Kimm Schlobohm; one sister, Jacqueline T. Scungio and her husband Thomas of Rehoboth; one niece, Lauren Scungio; one nephew, Michael Scungio; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.


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