David M. dos Santos, 39, of Stephen St, Dartmouth passed away early Tuesday morning on November 13, 2018 in a tragic motor vehicle accident.
David is survived by his two daughters, Briana and Sophia dos Santos, his parents Victor and Maria Filomena dos Santos, his sister Jennifer dos Santos and brother in-law Jeff Clement. David also leaves his nephews, Ryan and Dylan Clement, Jacob, Simon, Matthew, and niece Charlotte DaRosa, as well as his godchildren Oscar Costa, Abigail and Adrien Raposo. Also survived by Gilbert and Conceicao Costa and his in-laws Anthony and Zeneida DaRosa.
David graduated from Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1998. Then proceeded to graduate from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He worked as a watchmaker and jeweler at Gilbert’s Jeweler for over 27 years. He was also the proprietor of New England Time Company and a master watchmaker.
In his free time David enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his daughters. He studied taekwondo with his oldest daughter. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends on long pond and working weekends at Slainte’s Irish Pub as a bouncer and bar back.
David will be remembered by everyone who knew him for his tenacious kindness, fierce friendship, and infinite generosity.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the trust funds of Briana and Sophia dos Santos via David’s sister Jennifer Dos Santos.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 5-9 pm in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. His Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10 am from the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Bedford. For online tributes please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com