Cover photo for Jose M. Gouveia's Obituary
Jose M. Gouveia Profile Photo
1959 Jose 2024

Jose M. Gouveia

September 16, 1959 — May 16, 2024

New Bedford

New Bedford – Jose M. Gouveia, age 64, of New Bedford, MA, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at St. Luke’s Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Maria T. (Botelho) Gouveia. 

Born in Praia da Vitória, Terceira, Azores, Portugal and he was the beloved son of the late Manuel Gouveia Bonito and Beatrice (Adolfina) Gouveia. He had worked as a carpenter for many years.

Jose loved watching sports, especially his favorite teams, Benfica, the New England Patriots and the Boston Bruins. He loved being at his home with his wife and taking care of the yard. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren every single day and looked forward to spending time with his daughters. He enjoyed going to the sports club, hanging with his friends and was always the life of the party, no matter who he was with or where he was at. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Maria Teresa Gouveia; daughter, Melanie (Gouveia) Howell and her husband Cameron Howell and daughter, Victoria Gouveia and her finance Matt Kirby and two grandchildren, Lana and Jensen Howell. He leaves a brother in Terceira, Antonio Gouveia and his wife Manuela Gouveia. He also leaves his sisters-in-law, Carmen Azevedo and Connie Soares and her husband Jose Soares; his brothers-in law, Leonel Botelho and Michael Bolton; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Jose’s visiting hours and funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Visiting hours will be held at Perry Funeral Home from 8:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 10:00 A.M. Burial will immediately follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth Street, New Bedford MA.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jose M. Gouveia, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

8:00 - 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

11:15 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Saint Mary's Cemetery

New Bedford, MA 02740

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1934

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree