Leonel G. Correia, 78

Nov 20, 2017

Leonel G. Correia, 78, of South Dartmouth, died on November 13, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital following a period of declining health.

He was the husband of Maria M. (Cordeiro) Correia and son of the late Antonio G. and Amelia (Garcia) Correia.

Born in Faial, Azores, Mr. Correia resided in this country for 58 years and was a parishioner of St. Mary Church in Dartmouth and a former parishioner of St. John The Baptist Church in New Bedford.

He was employed in construction until his retirement. He cherished the time he spent with family. In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing, playing cards and watching television.

His family includes his wife; his son, Steve Correia and his wife, Mary of Colorado Springs, Colorado; his daughters, Christine Gonsalves and her husband, Nelson of Dartmouth and Lorraine Rivera and her husband, Julio of New Bedford; several brothers and sisters including Antonio Correia and his wife, Fatima of New Bedford; five grandchildren, Kelsey, Matthew, Cameron, Emma and Cristian; and several nieces and nephews. Mr Correia was predeceased by one brother and one sister.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Correia's memory to St. Mary Church, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth, MA 02748.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Albertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen Street in New Bedford.