Louis O. Carreiro

July 10, 1927March 4, 2014
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Louis O. Carreiro, age 86, of Dartmouth passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Laura D. (Pacheco) Carreiro.

Born in Dartmouth, a son of the late Carlos and Maria Gloria (Cabral) Carreiro, he was a life-long resident of the area.

Mr. Carreiro served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was the owner and operator, along with his brother, of the former Silver Dollar Market in New Bedford for over forty years before retiring.

Louis was an avid bowler, bowling for the Mattapoisett Senior League. He also loved the Boston Red Sox, reading and gardening.

He is survived by his children, Laurie Adriance and her husband Gary of Dartmouth, Robert L. Carreiro and his companion Doreen Vieira of New Bedford; three grandchildren, Nicole Adriance of Boston, Alyssa Adriance of Providence and Kelsey Medina of New Bedford; several nieces and nephews.

He was also the brother of Thelma Alves of East Freetown and the late Eddie Carreiro.

His funeral will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 9 AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth, followed by his funeral mass at 10 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 783 Dartmouth Street. Visiting hours, Sunday 2-5 PM. Burial with Military Honors will be at South Dartmouth Cemetery.



  • Visitation Sunday, March 9, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Monday, March 10, 2014


  • Burial

Louis O. Carreiro

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Joseph Rosonina

January 3, 2015

Lou Thank you for being such a wonderful man. During my teen age years I learned a lot about hard work and responsibility while working at Silver Dollar Market. God Bless you and your family. You will never be forgotten. May you Rest in Eternal Peace.

scott demello

March 15, 2014

sorry on the loss of such great guy,he gave southend kids good memmories for years, he will be missed by many but never forgotten!!!! i lived next store at 188 crapo i cherish the memmories going their,love and condolences . scott r demello one of your south end kids

Lisa Medeiros

March 9, 2014

Laurie and Rob, although it has been sometime since I have been able to spend time with your Dad, I have many wonderful memories as a child. He was a wonderful man and godfather. My heart goes out to you.

Karen Adriance

March 8, 2014

Although we can't be with you while you remember your loved one, you're in our thoughts from afar.

Glenn Adriance

March 8, 2014

Our thoughts are with you - Glenn, Karen, Nicholas, Alexandra and Tyler

Joanne Pilling

March 8, 2014

Dear Laurie, Gary and girls, I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your dad. I remember him from the Silver Dollar market. He was such a wonderful, kind and handsome man.Sharing in your sorrow. My deepest condolences. Joanne Pilling

Debbie Gage

March 8, 2014

with deepest sympathy!!!!