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Walter Furtado

d. May 22, 2020

New Bedford –Walter Furtado, age 91, of New Bedford passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Vieira) Furtado to whom he had been married to for 65 years.

Born in New Bedford, MA he was the beloved son of the late Joseph Furtado and Rosalina (Perry) Furtado. He had worked for many years at Fibre Leather Company.

Walter is survived by his children, Sandra Chase of New Bedford, Alan Furtado of New Bedford and Deborah Napier and her husband Maurice of New Hampshire; 3 grandchildren, Carol Candido, Jennifer Locke and Michael Telo; 4 great-grandchildren, Christopher Candido, Stephanie Candido, Ethan Dwinells and Abigail Telo; 1 great-great-granddaughter, Skylar Bordwick; sister, Eileen Russek and brother, Norman Furtado, both of New Bedford; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Walter’s funeral services will be private for the immediate family due to the recent mandated restrictions in regards to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA 02740. Please see our website: for condolences.

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