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Former Diman Superintendent, Fall River School Committee member, Joseph Martins passes away



A well-known figure in the city of Fall River has left us.

Joseph Martins passed away Monday at his home.

Martins was the Superintendent-Director of Diman Regional Vocational High School from 1993 to 2001. He was also elected to the Fall River School Committee where he served from 2008 to 2019.

While on the School Committee in particular, Martins was known to stick to his guns.

Martins began his career at Diman as a teacher in the electronics shop. He then moved on to assistant superintendent and principal before becoming superintendent-director.

The wake will take place on Monday, November 29th, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Silvia-Faria Funeral Home, 730 Bedford Street, Fall River.

The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, November 30th, at 10:00 a.m., at Holy Trinity Church, 951 Stafford Road, Fall River.

A committal service and interment will be taking place at Notre Dame Cemetery following the mass.

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  1. MortisMaximus

    November 25, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Rest in peace Mr. Martins from a 1990 graduate…

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