Antonio G. "Tony" Barreto

April 18, 1921July 3, 2011

Antonio G. “Tony” Barreto age 90 of Fall River died Sun. July 3, 2011 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Isabelle “Betty” (Medeiros) Barreto, to whom he had been married for 69 years.

Born in Fall River son of the late Francisco G. and Maria (Riberio) Barreto, he was a lifelong city resident and was educated in local schools. He was a Navy Veteran seeing service during World War II.

He was employed as a superintendent and foreman for the former Campanella and Cardi Construction Company, and later worked for the City of Fall River at the sewerage treatment plant and drove a shuttle van for Pomerands Transit Co.

He was a communicant of Espirito Santo Church, a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 4753 of Tiverton, Teamsters Local #526, and St. John’s Club, and also an avid sports fan for all Boston teams.

Surviving in addition to his wife two daughters: Sandra Gosson of Fall River and Colleen Welch and her husband Robert Preston of Winder, GA., two sons Stephen K. Barreto Sr. of Naples, FL. and Michael G. Barreto of Kingston, RI., six grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. He was also brother of the late Manuel, Joseph, Louis Barreto and Mary Ann Quental.

Funeral Sat. July 9, 2011 at 8AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT CHERRY PLACE 178 Winter St. Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 9AM in Espirito Santo Church 311 Alden St. Fall River. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Visiting hours Fri. 4-8PM.



  • Visitation Friday, July 8, 2011
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, July 9, 2011


  • Burial

Antonio G. "Tony" Barreto

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July 9, 2011

Mrs Barreto and family
So sorry for your loss I was glad that i was able to be there for him in his time of need May he rest in peace and God give you the strength to get through this God Bless you and your family
Charlene Rn Southpointe

Henry and Kim Kiel and Family

July 9, 2011

May God give you all comfort in your loss. Antonio gave us all a special feeling about" life" and cared about all those around him. He showed us how special life is with his wife and the importants things life offers with all his family and loved ones. God Bless. Our deepest condoleces.

Desi Dopart

July 9, 2011

So very sorry for your lost, know you are all in my prayers

Rene Brown

July 8, 2011

Love and prayers to the Barreto family. Your family has lost a great man, so please find comfort in your life time of memories and cherished moments with him.

Love, Rene G. Brown and family

July 8, 2011

Kim & Joseph & Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Gramps was a great guy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Michelle & Lalo

Donna-Jean Kelly

July 7, 2011

Steven & Family, We're so sorry for your loss. I will make every effort to attend your Dad's services. My prayers and love to you and yours!!!
Donna-Jean & Angelo

Roseanne Barboza and Jimmy Boyer

July 7, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

July 6, 2011

Kelly, Julia and Morgan,

We are sorry for the loss of your grandfather and great-grandfather. Our prayers are with you.

Love, Adriane and Sophia

brendan & cathy connearney

July 6, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.sorry for your loss

July 5, 2011

Sandi and family,

Our sincere condolences, as you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve and Rhonda