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In Memory of

Fernando Fernando Goncalves

July 11, 1945 - November 25, 2016

Obituary


Fernando Goncalves, 71, of New Bedford passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 surrounded by his family following a well-fought, brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Isabel (Vaz) Goncalves.

Born in Portugal, a son of the late Eduardo and Albina (da Conceisao) Goncalves he came to the United States on September 1, 1978.

Fernando worked in construction and drywall for Delgado Construction and later Jorge Drywall. He was an avid fan of FC Porto and the Portuguese National Team, who he was thrilled to see win a major title this summer.

Fernando Goncalves, 71, of New Bedford passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 surrounded by his family following a well-fought, brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Isabel (Vaz) Goncalves.

Born in Portugal, a son of the late Eduardo and Albina (da Conceisao) Goncalves he came to the United States on September 1, 1978.

Fernando worked in construction and drywall for Delgado Construction and later Jorge Drywall. He was an avid fan of FC Porto and the Portuguese National Team, who he was thrilled to see win a major title this summer.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Nuno Goncalves of Everett, MA and a brother, Joaquim "Quim" Goncalves of Portugal.

His funeral will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. from the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Tarklin Hill Rd., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168/www.dana-farber.org or the Pancreatic Cancer Charity of your choice. www.rock-funeral-home for online tribute/directions.