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Emidio Jose Pires Sancho
December 19, 1928 - June 7, 2021

Emidio Jose Pires Sancho

Emidio Jose Pires Sancho
Dec 19, 1928 - Jun 7, 2021

Emidio Jose Pires Sancho
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SOUTH RIVER - EMIDIO JOSE PIRES SANCHO passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He was 92.

Born and raised in São Brás de Alportel, Algarve, Portugal, he moved to Rio Dell, CA, before relocating to South River, 54 years ago.

Prior to retiring in 1991, he worked as a machine operator in a cable factory, The Okonite Company, in North Brunswick, for 24 years.

He was a parishioner at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, South River and a member of the South River Portuguese Club. He loved reading, music, traveling, and most of all his family and friends.

Emidio was predeceased by his parents, Rafael de Sousa Sancho and Lucinda Pires Sancho; brother, Barnabe Pires Sancho, and sister, Albertina Pires Sancho.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Maria (Goncalves) Sancho; daughter, Marlene Sancho DeBrito and her husband, Phillip, of Monroe Township; brother, Jose Manuel Pires Sancho of Rio Dell, CA; grandsons, Marc Alexander and Luc Christopher DeBrito, and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, June 11, 2021, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 9:15am, at the funeral home, followed by a 10:00am Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi R.C. Church, South River. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. For directions, please visit our "Services" page.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 (www.heart.org)

Brunswick Memorial Home on Jun 11, 2021

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Jun
11
Friday
Brunswick Memorial Home
454 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Jun
12
Saturday
Brunswick Memorial Home
454 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
9:15 AM


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Jun
12
Saturday
Corpus Christi RC Church
100 James Street
South River, New Jersey 08882
10:00 AM


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