Edward J. Figueiredo, 90
MARION — Edward J. Figueiredo, 90, of Marion, died October 24, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was the former husband of Patricia D. (Davis) Figueiredo and the son of the late Guido and Mary L. (Daggett) Figueiredo.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in Marion all his life. He graduated from Wareham High School in 1949.
He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy until he was Honorably Discharged and returned home.
Mr. Figueiredo worked as a District Line Supervisor for the Plymouth County region at Commonwealth Electric for 38 years before retiring. Mr. Figueiredo weathered many storms and hurricanes during his years.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Marion and the American Legion in Plymouth.
He was a talented athlete and enjoyed playing baseball and hockey well into his 50s. He was also an avid golfer and was well known at the local Golf Courses. He coached both of his sons’ little league teams and both teams went on to win championships. Mr. Figueiredo also had a great love of horses and enjoyed taking his family on pony rides with their Pony, Danny Boy.
Mr. Figueiredo enjoyed taking yearly vacations with his children and their families to New Hampshire and Maine until his health declined well into his late 80s. Mr. Figueiredo had a love of the holidays, namely, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas. He was known for showing up first thing Christmas morning at his children’s homes laden with gifts. Mr. Figueiredo was a loving and generous Father and Grandfather who will be sorely missed.
His family would like to thank Sandy, Kelly, Nadia and Julie for their kind and compassionate care.
Survivors include his former wife, Patricia D. (Davis) Figueiredo of Marion; his children, Steven E. Figueiredo and his wife Tania of Wareham, Stephanie (Figueiredo) Harding and her husband Richard of Marion, Thomas J. Figueiredo of Marion and Linda L. (Figueiredo) Dronet and her husband Mark of Biloxi, MS; 10 grandchildren, Steven, Jr., Brandon, Kelsey and Shelby Figueiredo, Timothy Harding, Rebecca Andresen, Sophie Harding, Ruby and Nina Figueiredo and Dakota Dronet; a step granddaughter, Ava Reise and several Great Grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Constance M. Hopkins of Marion.
His graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery, Rte. 6 & Converse Rd., Marion.
Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, visit: www.chapmanfuneral.com.