Daniel Janeiro, 79, of Hudson

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Hudson – Daniel Janeiro, 79 of Hudson, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 after a long illness.

Son of the late Manuel and Maria Guillermina Janeiro of Sao Miguel, Azores, Daniel was born in Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Azores. He traveled to the United States in 1980 to establish his life in Hudson.

Daniel worked at Hudson Lock until his retirement. Shortly after, he began his residence on Lincoln Street with family following the initial onset of his illness. A member of Saint Michael’s Parish, Daniel was an active member of the Portuguese community in his early years.

He became known to his many friends for his warm and jovial personality. Neighbors appreciated him especially for his willingness to help them with their yard work. A regular attendee to the local softball games held in the neighborhood, Danny was a known fixture in many different circles and walks of life.

He always had a smile, and particularly for those whom he loved. He leaves his daughter, Kimberly Janeiro; granddaughter, Jasmine Janeiro of Connecticut; and his son, Daniel C. Janeiro, also of Connecticut. He leaves his siblings, the late Evaristo Janeiro and his late wife Angelina Janeiro of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, the late Luis Janeiro and his wife Fatima Janeiro of Hudson, his brother, Henrique Janeiro and his wife Luisa Janeiro of East Providence, Rhode Island, his brother, David Janeiro and his wife Juliana Janeiro of Hudson, his brother, Afonso Janeiro and his wife Ana Janeiro of East Providence, R.I., his brother, Alvarinho Janeiro and his wife Fatima Janeiro of Hudson, Vicente Janeiro and his wife Filomena Janeiro of Hudson, and his sister. Estrella Rodrigues and her husband John Rodrigues of Hudson. He leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews who have been enriched by Daniel’s colorful personality. They include Mario Jorge Janeiro, Goretti Silva, Olga Cabral, Noelia Frade, of Canada, Luis Janeiro, Joe Janeiro, the late Paulo Janeiro, Pedro Janeiro, Carla Wright, of Hudson, Elia Pierce of Ashby, MA and Rui Janeiro of East Providence, Rhode Island, Cynthia Janeiro-Ehlke, Stephanie Ringland, and Jessica Janeiro of Hudson, David Janeiro, Jennifer Janeiro, and Christopher Janeiro of East Providence, RI, Dennis Janeiro of Leominster, Christopher Janeiro and Michael Janeiro of Hudson, Priscilla May of Lancaster, and Alex Janeiro of Hudson, and Patrick Rodrigues and Rebecca Cronin of Hudson, and Jeffery Rodrigues of Oxford.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 4-7 p.m., at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 9 .am., at Saint Michael Parish, 21 Manning St., Hudson, immediately followed by a procession to Saint Michael Cemetery for Final Committal Services.