Gabriel A. Angelini Jr., 68

Nov 21, 2022

Gabriel A. Angelini Jr., 68, of Westport, MA, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at St. Anne’s Hospital after a courageous two year battle with Pancreatic cancer.

Born in Fall River, MA to Gabriello A. Angelini and Alice (Cruz) Angelini. He was a 1972 graduate of the auto body program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. He was a jack of all trades and held many careers including working for the New Bedford DPW and the former Revere Copper & Brass. He eventually became a self employed entrepreneur and owned many businesses including a florist, The Finest Kind lobster boat, Westport Auto Express, and a tugboat business with his lifelong friend Jimmy. He was a landlord for 20 years and enjoyed renovating his apartments. He also served as a Fall RiverConstable.

He had many hobbies throughout the years, including maintaining horses and Guinea hens. He was a licensed ham radio operator and was known on the radio as the Pink Panther. He was a lover of technology and could always be found tinkering with a project. He had a lifelong passion for cooking and loved all things science fiction. In his later years he enjoyed puzzles and watching westerns.

He leaves behind his partner of 27 years, Jennifer Anctil, his son, Devin Anctil, a daughter Rachel Faria, his sister Mary Almeida, brother Joseph Almeida and many nieces and nephews. An avid animal lover he also leaves behind his beloved pets, Coco and Sofie and his sugar gliders, Gizmo and Maxine.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to:

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266