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Albert M. Gonsalves Jr.

November 16, 1928November 9, 2021

Albert M. Gonsalves, Jr., 92 years old, son of the late Albert M. Gonsalves, Sr. and Mary G. (Andrade) Gonsalves, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at Atria in Fairhaven.

Albert was predeceased by his loving wife, Arlene (Perry) Gonsalves, his son William Gonsalves, his daughter Kathi Gonsalves and his sister Mary (Gonsalves) Perry.

He is survived by his daughter Barbara Lamy and her husband Roger and Daughter-in-law Donna Gonsalves. Grandchildren, Chris Lamy and his wife Jodie, Karen DeSousa and her husband Ron, Janet Lamy, Jennifer Demailly, Jill Gonsalves and Jesse Gonsalves and his wife Beth. Albert is also survived by six great grandchildren who brought him great joy.

Many remember Al by his delicious chicken from Roselawn Farms, some drove an Oldsmobile bought from him at Park Motors and some are living in a home purchased through Algon Realty. He had many friends from Rotary Club and loved his town of Fairhaven. Albert was a US Navy Veteran having served during World War II.

Many thanks to the staff and residents at Atria in Fairhaven for keeping his last years full of life.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 9 am-10:30 am in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am in St. Joseph’s Church, 74 Spring St., Fairhaven. Burial is private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Al’s memory may be made to Fairhaven Fire and E.M.S., 146 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA 02719.

For online tributes, please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 11, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, November 11, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial is private

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Daphne Pereira

November 15, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't know. I also worked at atria. I was an aide, served in kitchen,housekeeping , front desk and activities. He came everyday for exercises and other activities. Always had a kind word to say. He also knew my grandfather. The late Joseph rezendes. I miss him dearly..loved him

Brittany Macomber

November 12, 2021

Al was always so kind to me, I have such fond memories of visiting with him and Arlene at their house and hearing their many stories about their life. They were wonderful people and I was very lucky to have known them. Al and Arlene were such a blessing to my Nana, being two of her closest friends. Sending my heartfelt condolences to the whole family during this difficult time.

Kim Perry

November 11, 2021

So sorry to see this. Al was a great guy. We were active members of the Fairhaven Rotary Club many years ago. He and Arlene were very special people
Rest In Peace.

Linda Wilkinson Esposito

November 10, 2021

Both Al and Arlene were such nice people, now they’re together again. Al and my father, Paul Wilkinson, were first cousins, Albert Sr. and my grandmother Vivian being brother and sister. I have fond memories of the farm, the silver stream liners and the bonfires, back before Uncle Albert and Aunt Mary went to Florida. I remember being out with my father and he would stop by now and then to see “Sonny” (as we all still called him) at Park Motors. My condolences on the loss of your father and grandfather.

Linds Pires

November 10, 2021

Al was a good friend with my uncle Jack Pacheco while living at Atria. They would have all their meals together. Al was a very nice man. May he rest in peace

Patti Dorschied

November 10, 2021

Godspeed home uncle Al I'm so glad we got to see you and reminisce about the good times with family I enjoyed our conversation The memories are with me always say hello to auntie Arlene and Billy for me 💕 Patti

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY