Richard P. Furtado

Richard P. Furtado, 82, formerly of Vineyard Haven and a retired Steamship Authority purser, died Saturday, August 7, in Deland, Fla., at the Florida Hospital. He was the father of Barbara Baldwin, Richard and Thomas Furtado, and brother of Sylvester Furtado.

His funeral mass will be held in St. Augustine's Church at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 12. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Vineyard Haven.

Visiting hours will be in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs on Wednesday, August 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made to the Vineyard Nursing Association, P.O. Box 2568, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.