Lawrence, MA — Rogerio M. Pimentel, 74, died Thursday, October 24, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Rogerio was born in Faial, Azores, Portugal, the son of the late Manuel and Isabel (Dias) Pimentel. Rogerio, his wife Isabel, and their children moved to Lawrence in 1969. Here, the family became active parishoners of Sts. Peter & Paul Church. Rogerio was the business manager of the Portuguese-American Club in Lawrence for more than 30 years. He retired from Malden Mills after 32 years of dedicated service. Rogerio had a love for animals, specifically cats. He also enjoyed bowling, gardening and gatherings with his family and friends.
Rogerio is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Maria Isabel (Salvador) Pimentel; daughters, Isabel Maria Pimentel of Lawrence and Cristina Ford of Dorchester; son, Robert Pimentel of Hyannis; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition, he is survived by several brothers and sisters. Rogerio was predeceased by a daughter, the late Maria Pimentel Di Resta.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to a funeral Mass, Monday, October 28, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church at Corpus Christi Parish in Lawrence. Burial will follow St. Mary-Immaculate Cemetery in Lawrence. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Farrah Funeral Home, 133 Lawrence St., Lawrence.