Jose E. Motta, 48, of Hudson


Jose E. MottaHudson – Jose Eduardo Motta, 48, of Hudson, MA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday August 7, 2022, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Jose was born in Itanhomi, M.G., Brazil, on January 17, 1974, the only son of Wilton and Marlene (Braz) Motta. He immigrated to the United States 10 years ago and worked as a carpenter. True to his Brazilian heritage he was a fierce soccer enthusiast and he also loved horses. Jose was a vibrant person who was full of life. He had a strong will to live and fought hard against his cancer until his last breath. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he is also survived by three children, Maria Eduarda Loures Motta, Eduardo Anthony Soares Motta and Nina De Oliveira Motta; 2 sisters, Katia Cilene Motta and her spouse Lionel Santos and Kenia Cristine Motta Zeghzeghi and her spouse Jose Ibrahim; his niece Caroline Motta and nephew, Scott Santos.

A period of visitation will be held from 7-8:30 pm, immediately followed by a Celebration of His Life at 8:30pm, on Thursday, August 11 at Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough, MA. Burial will be held at a later date in Itanhomi, Minas Gerais, Brazil.