Antonio Tavares (61) of Brockton died Friday August 23rd in the Good Samaritan Medical Center after injuries sustained from being hit by an automobile. He was the loving husband of Manuela (Monteiro) Tavares.
He was born in Sao Filipe, Fogo, Cabo Verde son of the late Inocencio Tavares and Angelina Mendes. Antonio was a despachante at the port of Fogo and enjoyed watching soccer especially his team "Porto".
In addition to his wife he is survived by 5 daughters, Vania, Roniva, Sandra, Veronica and Elisangela, 3 sons, Odair, Joao Pedro and Emanuel, 5 brothers, Lorenco, Monico, Ze, Antonio and Luis, 4 sisters, Teresa, Maria Filomena, Domingas and Maria Helena, many grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel 238 Court Street Brockton with Bishop Filipe C Teixeira, OFSJC Celebrant Wednesday September 4th at 10 am. Burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery. Visitation in the Funeral Home Tuesday September 3rd from 6-9 pm.