Gil F. Aguiar
Gil F. Aguiar
  • January 16, 1931 - January 4, 2017
  • Massachusetts

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Gil Ferreira Aguiar, age 85, of Dartmouth, passed away on January 4, 2017 at New Bedford Rehabilitation Hospital following a long illness. He was the loving husband of Lubelia M. (Ferreira) Aguiar.

Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal on January 16, 1931, a son of the late Joao Inacio Aguiar and Violante da Mota Aguiar, he came to the United States in 1968, lived in New Bedford and settled in Dartmouth.

He had worked at Chamberlain Manufacturing until his retirement. While in Portugal, he worked in the Italian Consulate office.

Gil was a devoted hard working man who enjoyed the company of his loving family.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Cecilia Oliveira and husband Jose of Dartmouth, Emanuel "Manny" Aguiar and wife Lisa Cervantes Aguiar of New Bedford, Ana Aguiar of Watertown and Patricia Aguiar Stricker and wife Leigh of Medford; a sister, Gilda Teves; two brothers, Joao Aguiar and wife Olinda and Luis Aguiar and wife Fatima; a sister-in-law Grace and Antonio Silveira; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Roy J. Aguiar and brother of the late Manuel Aguiar and Maria Pacheco.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 9-11am with a Funeral Service at 11am in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to COPD or mail to: 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 33134.

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