John V. Carreiro

John V. '"Jack Dog"' Carreiro, 76, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late John A. and Rita L. (Carey) Carreiro. Mr. Carreiro was born in Fall River and had been a longtime resident of Westport. He was a graduate of Somerset High School and was inducted into the Somerset Athletic Hall of Fame. He went on to graduate from Bridgeton Academy in Maine. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he served his country in the U.S. Army. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a Union Pipefitter for the Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters and was a member for over 50 years. Between his union jobs, Mr. Carreiro also worked as a welder, on commercial fishing boats and drove trucks. Survivors include his son: David A. Carreiro of Westport; his brother: William T. Carreiro and his wife Anne of NJ; his sister: Louise E. Berube and her husband Pete of NC; a granddaughter: Jessica B. Carreiro; his former wife: Rosalie (Bouchard) Carreiro; along with many nieces and nephews. Memorial calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited will be Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790 from 3-5:30 P.M. At 5:30 P.M., a Celebration of Life will begin with Carreiro Family sharing some words of remembrance and they invite all who will be present at that time to do the same. Interment will be private. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit

Funeral Home

Potter Funeral Service, Inc.
81 Reed Road Westport, MA 02790
(508) 636-2100
Published in The Herald News on Sept. 12, 2018