David T. Medeiros, age 74, of New Bedford, died February 8, 2014. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Rego) Medeiros for the past 55 years.
Born in St. Michael’s, Azores, a son of the late Virgilio and Mary (Frais) Medeiros, he spent his youth in Fall River, lived in Middleboro in the 1960 and 70′s, then Rochester and New Bedford.
He was a Molder in the Founding Trade for several Foundries for over 30 years, before working for the Rochester Highway Department from which he retired. For the past 10 years he has worked for Big Value in Dartmouth – a job he thoroughly enjoyed.
Mr. Medeiros loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening, fishing, 4H fairs and all of his friends at Big Value.
Surviving in addition to his wife: 4 sons David T. Medeiros and wife Linda of E. Freetown, Dennis J. Medeiros and wife Brenda of Fairhaven, Daniel P. Medeiros and wife Robin, Darren F. Medeiros and wife Doreen all of Swansea, one daughter Sherri L. Schoorens and husband Steven of New Bedford, 2 brothers John Medeiros and wife Mary, Augustine Medeiros, 2 sisters Natalie Labuliere and husband Raymond and Doris Coburn, 16 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at 9AM from the Rock Funeral Home 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford with a funeral mass at 10 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 4256 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7 PM. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery.