Hilda (Vieira) Alves, 92

Sep 29, 2020

Hilda (Vieira) Alves, 92, of Dartmouth passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at Alden Court Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Americo 'Mac' Alves.

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Amaral) Vieira and Urbano Vieira.

Hilda had worked at Acushnet Company for many years. She later worked delivering for Meals on Wheels, as well as worked in the nutrition department at Coastline and also was a volunteer at the front desk for the Dartmouth Senior Center. Hilda had also been Ms. Dartmouth Senior Queen.

Hilda was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary, VFW of Freetown, Mt. Carmel Seniors, Dartmouth Bliss Corner Club and St. Theresa Acushnet. Ballroom dancing was her favorite, she also enjoyed working in the yard taking care of her flowers and traveling intensively with her husband to Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Hawaii.

Hilda is survived by her son, Robert W. Alves and his wife Rosemary of South Dartmouth; her granddaughter, Heather Alves and two loving godchildren, Donna Horrocks and her husband Bill and Darlene Lattimer and her husband Michael; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford. To leave a note of condolence, visit www.perryfuneral.com.