Paul H. Alves

Paul H. Alves, 81, of New Bedford passed away peacefully Thursday, January 21, 2021.

            He was the husband of Carolyn (Nunes) Alves.

            Born in New Bedford, son of the late Gilbert and Kathleen (Hawthorne) Alves, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.

            Paul graduated from Fairhaven High School before earning his Bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State College. He then earned a Master’s Degree and taught 5th grade in the New Bedford Public School System. He was a musician, and a drummer for the Tri-county symphony, and the Mattapoisett Band. He collected stamps and coins, and was an avid Red Sox fan.

            Paul served proudly in the U.S. Army.

            Survivors include his wife; his stepchildren, Robert Tracy and his wife Karen, of Somerset, and Sandy Tracy of Mattapoisett; and a grandson Jackson.

            His services will be private.

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