Joe M. Furtado 58 of New Bedford passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020, at his home. He was the son of Manuel and Ilda (Machado) Furtado of St. Michael, Azores. He was born in St. Michael and had lived in the New Bedford area for many years. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Joe was formerly employed as a carpenter. Survivors include his parents of St. Michael, his son Joey Furtado, his daughters Natasha Furtado and Ashley Furtado all of New Bedford. His brother Tony Furtado of New Bedford, his sisters Sally Correia of Acushnet and Maria Victoria of California. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Joe was a member of the Centro Luzo Club. His funeral mass will be celebrated at 9am on Friday November 6, at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. A visiting hour will also be held Friday morning from 7:30 am until 8:30 am at the Boulevard Funeral Home 223 Ashley Blvd. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. All attendees are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing.