Alan B. Harwood, 71, of West Wareham, passed away peacefully Monday, July 8, 2019, at home surrounded by his family, after a long illness. He was the husband of 54 years to Merilyn L. (Radu) Harwood.
Born in New Bedford, son of the late Arthur E. and Edith M. (Robbins) Harwood, he grew up in Fairhaven where he went to high school and later lived in Mattapoisett prior to settling in West Wareham 22 years ago. He was a member of the Organized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Alan had worked as a quahog fisherman for many years as well as a mason. He enjoyed watching the local sports teams on TV and especially loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Karolyn Dunham and her companion Matthew Germano of Fairhaven; a son, Craig Harwood and his wife Ivette Cortes of Montreal, Canada; a daughter in law, Stacy Harwood of Fall River; two grandchildren, Alexah Leigh Dunham and Tyler Harwood; two great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Ramos and her husband Eric of Englewood, FL and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Harwood was the father of the late Barry Harwood.
Calling hours are Friday, July 19, 2019, from 9-11am, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven, with a service at 11am. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Alan’s name to the Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.