Armand Teixeira, 80

Dec 21, 2018

Armand Teixeira, 80, of Mattapoisett died December 18, 2018 after a long illness. 

He was the husband of Evelyn (Croteau) Teixeira for 55 years. Born and raised in New Bedford, son of the late Joaquim and Aurora (Gomes) Teixeira, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Mr. Teixeira was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church. 

He was formerly employed as a carpenter in Mattapoisett for over 35 years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army after the Korean Conflict. 

Survivors include his wife; 2 daughters, Paula Soroka and her husband Joseph of Acushnet and Jennifer Aguiar and her husband Ricardo of Mattapoisett; 2 grandchildren, Felicia and Chaz Aguiar; a sister, Laura Rusinoski of Mattapoisett; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was the brother of the late Mario Teixeira, Antonio "Tony" Teixeira, Ida Gomez and Elsie Rego. 

The family would like to thank the PCU and CCU staff at St. Luke’s Hospital who provided professional and compassionate care for Armand. His Funeral will be held on Monday at 8 AM from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett, followed by his Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church at 9 AM. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 3-6 PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in Armand’s name to a charity of your choice. For directions and guestbook, please visit