Alfred Anthony Amancio, Sr., 92, of Tondreau Avenue, Attleboro, a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and brother, died peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the Golden Living Center Bristol in Attleboro. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Madeiros) Amancio who died on April 8, 2001.
Born in Oak Bluffs on November 5, 1914, Mr. Amancio was a son of the late Gile and Wilhelmina (Menese) Amancio. He was raised and educated in Oak Bluffs.
Al was employed for thirty-five years as a landscaper at Texas Instruments in Attleboro, retiring at the age of sixty-two. After retirement, he was a self-employed landscaper and was also employed for twenty-five years at Willow Tree Farms in Attleboro until December, 2005. Al was a life member of the Attleboro Moose Club and the Portuguese American Club and also a communicant of Holy Ghost Church, all in Attleboro.
Mr. Amancio is survived by his beloved son: Alfred A. Amancio, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth of Attleboro; two loving daughters: Judith A. Dunn and her husband, William of Cumberland, RI and Rosemary E. Foster and her husband, Fred of Largo, FL; two sisters: Mildred Dias and Dorothy Garcia, both of Fairhaven, seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was the beloved brother of the late Walter Amancio, Nelson Amancio, Gilbert Amancio, Agnes Lewis and Evelyn Paiva.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, May 14, 2007 from 4 PM Ė 8 PM in the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck Street, Attleboro. A funeral will be conducted on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 9 AM from the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Ghost Church, 71 Linden Street, Attleboro celebrated by the Rev. John Raposo, Pastor. Al will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife, Mary, in St. Johnís Cemetery, West St., Attleboro.
In lieu of flowers and in appreciation to the dedicated care extended to Mr. Amancio, donations in his memory may be made to: Asera Care Hospice, 40 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02481. On-line guest book for family and friends to express condolences and additional information may be found at: www.duffy-poule.com.