Theodore Mach, Jr., 88, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully Sunday, January 17, 2021.
He was the husband of Lola G. (Semiao) Mach with whom he shared 67 years of marriage.
Born in Acushnet, the son of the late Theodore and Millie (Parker) Mach, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.
Mr. Mach was formerly employed by the New Bedford Fire Department for 31 years retiring as Fire Marshall. He served on the Board of Directors at the New Bedford Credit Union for 45 years retiring as Chairman of the Board. While at the Credit Union, he helped expand the bank by overseeing the construction of the main branch and also opening a new branch.
Mr. Mach served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He was always willing to lend a helping hand to friends, family and neighbors. He was known for his beautiful gardens of flowers and vegetables.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Steven Mach and his wife Cheryl of Mattapoisett; a brother, Leonard Mach of Fairhaven; 2 sisters, Cynthia Mach of New Bedford and Pauline Panek of Pompano, FL; a grandson, Pierce Randall; and several nieces and nephews.
His private Funeral Service was held in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Mattapoisett. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery. For online guestbook, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.