left1
left2
left3
left4
left5
left6
left7
left8
left9
left10
left11
left12
Christopher A. Medeiros
WAKEFIELD - Christopher A. "Hero" Medeiros,

26, of Torrey Road, Wakefield, and of East Main Road, Little Compton, passed away after a two-year battle with cancer, Sunday, April 24, 2011 at South County Hospital, Wakefield.
Born in Fall River, MA on August 3, 1984, he was the son of Ronald J. and Michelle J. (Minese) Medeiros.
Chris worked for the Rhode Island Air National Guard as a Radio Frequency Transmission Operator.
He was a graduate of Middletown High School and went on to attend Keene State College and URI.
Chris was a talented musician who enjoyed playing guitar and performing with friends. He loved to spend time outdoors; whether it was surfing, snowboarding, hunting or traveling with friends. His charm and witty sense of humor left an imprint on the hearts of his family, many friends and everyone around him.
Besides his parents he leaves his sister Melissa Medeiros of Little Compton and his girlfriend Kristin Eremita of Bangor, ME, his paternal grandmother Dorothy (DeRosa) Medeiros of Little Compton and his maternal grandparents August and Jean (Hill) Minese of Portsmouth. Chris also leaves his great-aunt Josephine DeRosa of Little Compton, as well as his paternal aunts and uncles Wayne Medeiros and his wife Judith, Diane Labrecque and her husband John, Donald Medeiros and his wife Doreen and James Medeiros. He leaves his maternal uncles Ronald Minese, Michael Minese, David Minese and his wife Laura and Gerald Minese. Chris also leaves behind many cousins.
He was the grandson of the late Anibal Medeiros and nephew of the late Marie Fagan.
Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 3-7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. from the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 74 Simmons Road, Little Compton, RI. Burial with military honors will take place at Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery in Little Compton.
Memorial donations may be made to Little Compton Citizens Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 928, Little Compton, RI 02837.
Information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com

Back to Obituary List

right1
right2
right3
right4
right5
right6
right7
right8
right9
right10
right11
right12
The Newport Daily News is published daily, except Sundays and certain holidays,
by the Edward A. Sherman Publishing Company. 101 Malbone Road, Newport RI 02840
Telephone: (401) 849-3300 | Fax: (401) 849-3306 for the newsroom, (401) 849-3335 for other departments
Copyright ©2014