December 5, 2021

John Rego Souza

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John Rego Souza of Rehoboth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 93 years of age.  Beloved husband of the late Vivianne (Yergeau) Souza. Son of the late Angelina (Pera) and Joseph Rego.  Loving father of John Souza and his wife Valerie (Dillis) of Rehoboth and Michael Souza and his wife Sheryl (Shaw) also of Rehoboth.  Cherished grandfather of Laura Souza and Colby Borgeson of Rehoboth; Anthony Souza and Felicia Frank of W. Bridgewater; Nathan Souza and Ashley Venturo of Rehoboth; and Nicholas Souza and Jessica Bayer   of Seekonk.  Great grandfather of Emmett, Hunter and Ryleigh.  Adored brother of the late Joseph Souza, Jesse Souza, Manuel Souza, Frank Souza, Evangeline Avila, Florence Alves, Laura Machowski, Isabel Beaulieu, Elsie Manchester, Mary Cardoza and Evangeline Sousa.

John was born in Warren, RI and moved to Rehoboth where he became a life-long farmer and mechanic.  He retired from the Town of Rehoboth as a mechanic for the highway department. 

The Souza family would like to thank the staff at Bristol Elders, the healthcare workers, family friend Barbara Cummings and all the staff at Life Care Center in Attleboro for their care and support.

Visitation was held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9:30-11 AM at Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck Street, Attleboro.  A Graveside Service took place immediately following at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Rehoboth, MA.  A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s name, may be made to Rehoboth Council on Aging, Gifts and Bequests Account, 55 Bay State Road, Rehoboth, MA 02769.

To send John’s loved ones a message of condolence or remembrance, please visit www.Duffy-Poule.com 

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