Francisco Silva Picanso of Lowell

1930 - 2021


December 16, 2021
8:00-9:30 A.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, MA 01863


December 16, 2021
10:00 A.M.
St. Anthony's Church, 893 Central Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Francisco S. Picanso, 91, of Lowell, MA died Sunday morning, December 12, 2021.

He was married to the late Silvina C. (DaSilva) Picanso, who died on February 3, 2013.

Born in the Azores, he was the son of the late Jose C. Picanso and Rosa Picanso

He was educated in the Azores. He came to the United States in September of 1969 and became a U.S citizen in 1995.

He retired from Roche Brothers of Lowell and previously worked at Prince Grotto and Wang Labs.

He was a member of the Portuguese American Blues Club, and enjoyed gardening and was an animal lover.

He is survived by his son, John and his wife Luiza Picanso of Lowell, two grandchildren, Stephanie and Emily Picanso, and a brother, Alexandrino Picanso and his wife Maria of Tewksbury as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Maria Picanso, Ulivia Silva, Rita Picanso, Izilda Silva, Manuel Picanso, Serafin Picanso and Joao Picanso.


Visitation will be Thurs. 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Funeral Mass at will follow the visiting hours at 10:00 A.M at St. Anthony’s Church in Lowell. MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN CHURCH.  Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

4 Condolences for Francisco Silva Picanso of Lowell

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    Natalie Mendonca


    My deepest condolences to you John and Luiza in your loss of your loved one. May God comfort you and give you the strength during your time of sorrow. May your dad rest in peace Sincerely Natalie Mendonca

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    Adelino Caires


    Condolences to all family and friends. May God grant Francisco eternal rest at peace. ??

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    Fred & Joanne Spicer


    Luiza and John, our thoughts and prayers are with you both at this time. Rest in Peace, Mr. Picanso.

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    Denise Danielle DeFelice


    John and Luiza, I am so sorry for your loss. Warm thoughts and prayers or you and your family.

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