Alfred Gouveia

Passed away on January 24, 2016
Alfred Gouveia, 84, of Wareham, died January 24, 2016 at home. He was the son of the late Manuel and Mary (Quintal) Gouveia.                                                                        He was born in New Bedford and lived in Wareham for 45 years. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran serving in the Korean War. Mr. Gouveia worked as a Ship Builder for Cape Cod Shipbuilders in Wareham for many years before retiring. Survivors include his son, Alfred M. Gouveia of West Wareham; 2 step daughters, Alison B. Thrasher of East Bridgewater and Shirley Maini of West Wareham; 3 step sons, Bruce Stover of FL, Matthew Cathcart of Las Vegas, NV and Charles Cathcart of Onset; 3 sisters, Alice Fortuna of NJ, Georgianna Amancio of Dartmouth and Rozalina Sabino of Marion; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his longtime loving companion, Patricia A. Cathcart. Visiting hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.