Joseph A. Souza, 89, of Acushnet died August 23, 2023 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth.
Born in New Bedford, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Rebello) Souza.
He was a retired mechanic and repair technician.
Mr. Souza served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He enjoyed playing guitar with his friends.
Survivors include his sister, Eileen Hall of Marion; a niece, Pamela Lees and her husband John of Marion; 2 nephews, Richard Souza of California and Nelson Rolland of Kingston; 2 great-nieces, Britt St. George and her husband Zachary and Madison Smith and her husband Edward; her great-great-niece, Sunny St. George.
Survivors also include special loved ones; Ruth Barksdale, Danielle Barksdale and her husband Donald, Nicole Hardin Francis and her husband Andrew, Lori-ane Lavoie ,Melissa Westgate and her husband Gary and Talon Lavoie.
Predeceased by siblings James, Joseph, Jr., Everett, Lionel, Noemia, Mary, Lydia and Natalie, her brother-in-law William Hall and her life-long friend Eleanor Jane Martin.
His private Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, September 5th in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett. Burial followed in the Massachusetts National Cemetery.