Joseph S. Rego, Jr.
3/28/2021


Joseph S. Rego, Jr., 86, of Little Compton, peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, March 28, 2021 with his family by his side. He was the husband of Shirley (Marion) Rego.

Mr. Rego was born in Little Compton, son of the late Joseph S. Rego Sr. and the late Georgiana (Elshant) Rego and had been a lifelong resident of the town. He grew up on a dairy farm and always loved farm life. Prior to his retirement, he was the owner/operator of Joseph Rego & Son Excavating, Inc. in Little Compton and he had also worked as the superintendent of the Little Compton Highway Department. He enjoyed camping, fishing in FL, horse and tractor pulls. He was a true family man and his greatest joy was spending time with his loved ones.

Survivors along with his wife include his son: Joseph R. Rego, III and his wife Bonnie of Little Compton; his daughter: Karen Moniz and her husband Dana of Little Compton; a brother: Robert Rego and his wife Jane of Tiverton; 2 sisters: Georgiana Souza of FL and Natalie Darling of Little Compton; 4 grandchildren: Daniel Moniz and his fiancée Briannah Rosinha, Jason Moniz and his fiancée Monica Gray, Joseph Rego IV and Emily Rego; along with many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Franklin Rego, Ronald Rego, Mary Benson, Louise Almeida, Lydia Rego and Agnes Braz.

Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Little Compton at 10:00 A.M.

Interment will be in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Little Compton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to 21 FrienDS, 1118 Drift Rd., Westport, MA 02790.

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