Richard Ferreira, 81

Jun 11, 2019

Richard “Didda” Ferreira, 81, of North Dartmouth formerly of Fairhaven, passed away peacefully at home, Monday, June 3, with his daughters Sharon and Debra at his side after a period of declining health.

Born in New Bedford, son of the late Joseph Ferreira and Ethel (Furness) Arruda, he lived in North Dartmouth for the past three years, prior to that he lived in Fairhaven.

Mr. Ferreira served in the U.S. Marine Corp as a Sergeant during the Korean War and later worked at the Morse Twist Drill until its closing. He then worked at Titleist until his retirement.

He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed trips to the casinos, loved his daily rides to sit by the ocean reading the newspaper and especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved daughters, Sharon Klein and her fiancé Steven DeNapoli of North Dartmouth and Debra Bellefeuille and her husband Dennis of Acushnet and their daughters, Nicole Correia and her husband Manuel and Melissa Bellefeuille all of Acushnet; also daughters, Karen Ferreira of Lakeville and Jacqueline Arruda and son in law, Jerome Arruda of New Bedford; three brothers, David Ferreira of FL, Gerald Lacerda, Sr. of Fall River and Donald Arruda of New Bedford; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Ferreira was the brother of the late Robert Ferreira.

Private arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.