July 2, 1934 – March 27, 2019
Joseph Carreiro, age 84, of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Fall River Health Care. He was the husband of the late Rita A. (Moreau) Carreiro.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Tavares) Carreiro, he has been a lifelong resident of the city.
He worked as a Mechanic at Volkswagen in Taunton for over forty years. He also worked as a Security Guard for Best Security for many years. A collector of black powdered guns, he was a member of the Fall River Rod and Gun Club.
He is survived by one daughter, Joan Faria and her husband Stephen of Fall River; one son, Thomas Carreiro of Fall River; two sisters, Sandra Pacheco and her husband George of Fall River, Vivian Aguiar and her husband Gill of Fall River. Three grandchildren, Jason, Brian, Tara; two great-grandchildren, Bella and Maggie and several nieces and nephews He was the father of the late Robert and Roy Carreiro and brother of the late Sylvia St. Pierre.
Private arrangements are in the care of the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place.