John (João) G. Ferreira of Bridgewater died in his home with his family at his side January 9, 2016 at the age of 85. John was born in São Miguel, Açores, son of the late Maria J. (de Rego) and Manuel Ferreira. Mr. Ferreira was a hard worker his entire life, working multiple jobs to support his family. He enjoyed gardening, but nothing was more important to him than his family. He was a true family man.
Husband of the late Maria D. (Fontes) Ferreira. Father of Antonio J. Ferreira of FL, Teresa Fruzzetti of Bridgewater, Gabriel Ferreira of Bridgewater, Louise Souza of Bourne, Josephine R. Dubord of Bridgewater and the late Maria T. Ferreira. Brother of Gilda Moniz of RI, Kate Exline of GA, and the late Manuel Ferreira, Angelina Ribiero and Jorge Ferreira. Proud grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of 10.
Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 98 Bedford Street Bridgewater Thursday, January 14th at 9:00am.
Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10:00am .
Visiting hours Wednesday, January 13th from 5-8 pm.
Burial St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of John may be made to Old Colony Hospice 1 Credit Union Way Randolph, MA 02368.