John B. Perriera, Jr.

John B. Perriera, Jr., 79, of Mattapoisett died June 22, 2015 peacefully at home.

Born in New Bedford, the son of the late John and Florence M. (Gonsalves) Perreira, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.

He was the proprietor of John Perriera Painting Company for 38 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his companion, Gertrude Caldwell of Mattapoisett; a son, John M. Perriera and his wife Virginia of Dartmouth; a sister, Karen Gonsalves of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren, Olivia and Emilia Perriera, both of Dartmouth, and Mason and Milan Caldwell and their father Mosadi Caldwell, all of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Maura Teixeira.

His private Funeral Service was held on Friday, June 25th with burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett. For directions and guestbook, please

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