Joao A. Freitas

  • Born: June 27, 1956
  • Died: January 5, 2021
  • Location: Raynham formerly of Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Joao by adding your memories and photos.

João A. Freitas, 64, a resident of Raynham, formerly of Stoughton, died peacefully at Morton Hospital in Taunton on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He was the husband of Linda E. (Lorimer) Freitas for 46 years. Son of the late Jorge A. and Maria Natalia (Jorge) Freitas, he was born and raised in Flores, Azores, Portugal before moving to Stoughton in 1969. João moved to Raynham 2 years ago. He was a supervisor at J.F. Leasing in Canton for 30 years before working at U.P.S. in Norwood for 10 years. He was an avid gardener who enjoyed watching football and soccer but his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, João is survived by his daughters, Ellen C. Cunningham and her husband Brandon and Amanda J. Grant and her husband Kevin all of Stoughton and Cynthia L. Ramos and her husband Kevin of Raynham. He was the loving "Papa" of Halee, Danica, Logan, Ava, Shane, Colin, Noah and Avery. He was the brother of Tina DeFreitas of London, Ontario, Canada and the late Anibal Freitas and John Freitas and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, funeral services are private with interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in João's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

Condolence & Memory Journal


Amanda and family: We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Rest in sweetest peace John. Love Mario and Julie Ramos

Posted by Mario and Julie Ramos - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 13, 2021

My heart goes out to Linda, and the whole family. John was a wonderful, caring and sweet man. He will be missed dearly by many. I hope you all find confirm in his memory, and cherish the times you had with him. Love you all, Elisa

Posted by Elisa Lynch - Plymouth, MA - Family Friend   January 11, 2021

My heart goes out to the family as I know you guys will miss him so much and cherish him in your hearts forever. May you find peace in this difficult time.

Amber Dingman

Posted by Amber Dingman - Lee summit, MO - Family Friend   January 10, 2021

My deepest sympathy, John will always be remembered in my heart.
Jessica Levan

Posted by Jessica Levan - Grain valley, Mo, MO - Friend   January 10, 2021

To Linda and family, my sincere condolences. I've known Joao for many, many years and loved him for the great father and "Papa" he was. Make a beautiful garden in Heaven Joao. I'll forever miss you.

Posted by Vicky Ray - Richmond Hill, GA - Friend   January 09, 2021

Our deepest sympathies to all the Freitas family. Joao was my Brother-in-law as well as one of my dearest friends. It's hard to believe he's gone. Vicky and I enjoyed our many times together. You will always be missed and remembered my friend.

Posted by Chuck Lorimer - Richmond Hill, GA - Family   January 09, 2021

To Linda and family, our deepest condolences for your loss. John was a great friend for many years, he kept us all smiling at Ferrera's. He was a good man and his family was his pride and joy. He will be sorely missed. Love Pete and Rita Orlando

Posted by Peter Orlando - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 07, 2021

My deepest sympathy to the whole Family of Mr.João Freitas my thoughts and prayers are with you God Bless and comfort you on the loss off your loved one.

Posted by Eunice Fraga - Ashland, MA - Family Friend   January 07, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Papa's passing. He was so good to my son Nah'Cieme. Sending your family love and prayers. Rest in the sweetest peace.

Posted by Ashley Azul - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 06, 2021


My heart is breaking for all of you! May you find moments of peace and laughter as you remember the wonderful memories that have been made over the years!

Posted by Laurie Moore - Stoughton, MA - Friend   January 06, 2021

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