Joseph C. dosSantos, 76, of Cape Coral, FL and Bethel, CT, husband of Maria Teresa(Amaral) dosSantos, passed away on November 22, 2012 in Florida.Joe was born in Foz do Arelho, Portugal, July 19, 1936, son of the late Carlos and Maria N.(Filipe) dosSantos.In addition to his wife, Joe is survived by his three children Joe dosSantos and his wife Kate, Lisa Carvalho and her husband Antonio Jose and David dosSantos; his grandchildren Mitchell, Taylor, Jessica, Ryan and Ashley; his siblings Fernando dosSantos (wife Maria), Pedro dosSantos(wife AnnaMarie), Dolores Petersen(husband Joe), Teresa Estrada(husband Ray), and Antonio dosSantos(wife Nadia); 21 nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by a brother Americo and 3 nephews.Joe was a self-employed business owner and former employee of General Motors
. He was a member of the Portuguese Cultural Center. Joe had a love of gardening and the ocean. A Funeral service will be held at 10:30am on December 15, 2012 at St Peters Church, Danbury. Contributions may be made in his memory to the SOP Scholarship fund.