John Alberto Ferreira
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John Alberto Ferreira
  • March 18, 1951 - September 3, 2016
  • North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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John A. Ferreira, 65, of N. Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 3, 2016 at home just six days after his retirement from Peter Pan Bus Lines. He was the cherished and beloved husband of Grace (Brizida) Ferreira.

Born in Bombarral, Portugal, the son of Alberto and Maria Fausta (Ramos) Ferreira he grew up there and lived most of his life in Dartmouth. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Parish.

Mr. Ferreira worked as a bus operator for 30 years. He was a very well respected driver who loved his job and passengers. John was an avid blood donor who was very giving and caring person.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa King and her husband Alan of Dartmouth and Allison Ferreira Hemsen and her husband Robert of Nashville, TN; two grandsons, Nathaniel Robert Hemsen and Samuel John Hemsen; two sisters, Filomena M. Nicolau and her husband Fred and Maria C. Duarte and her husband Abilio all of N. Dartmouth; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9 am from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a funeral mass at 10 am at St. Julie Billiart Parish, 494 Slocum Rd., Dartmouth, MA. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Thursday 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those who can please go to your local blood bank and donate blood in John's memory. A local blood drive in his honor will be announced at a later date. www.waring-sullivan for directions and online tribute.