Avelino R. Miranda Jr.

Avelino Roderick Miranda Jr. of Falmouth, 70, died September 21.

He was the son of Beatrice (Vieira) Miranda of St. Augustine, Florida, and the late Avelino R. Miranda Sr. and shared his birth date with his twin sister, Evelyn Miranda.

He graduated in 1969 from Lawrence High School in Falmouth.

Mr. Miranda, who was retired, was known to be passionate about cars and enjoyed going to car shows. He also could often be seen at estate sales and flea markets.

He leaves his three children, Heather DelleCave and her husband, Angelo DelleCave, of East Falmouth, Avelino R. Miranda III and his wife, Tina Miranda, of Marstons Mills and Rachel Miranda of Bourne, and their mother, Rebecca Levine, his former wife of 20 years; his stepdaughter, Kerri Britto of New Bedford; four sisters, Diane Hazelton, Linda Miranda, Evelyn Miranda and Beverly Crawford; eight grandchildren; several nephews and nieces; numerous cousins; and his partner, Nancy Andrade.

Visiting hours will be Saturday, October 3, beginning at 1 PM with a funeral service at 4 o'clock, at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street in Falmouth.

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