Tyler J. Tourinho, Sr., 21, of Tampa died unexpectedly on Tuesday June 14, 2011.
A graduate of Chamberlain High School in Tampa, Tyler was employed as a cable technician in Florida, and had also worked on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup in Mississippi.
He is survived by his mother, Renee (Ganeto) Tourinho and her companion Alan Gomes; his father, Mark Tourinho and his companion Maria Vann; his companion, Liz Frakes; his son, Tyler J. Tourinho, Jr.; two brothers, John Rivera, Jr. and Marquis Tourinho; his grandparents, Barbara Ganeto, Naomi Ganeto, Betty Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tourinho, and Mr. and Mrs. Irving J. Williams, Jr.; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was the grandson of the late Richard Ganeto.
His Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11 AM at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Visitation Monday 8:30-10:30 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.