Albert R. “Abbie” Teixeira

November 12, 2019


Albert R. "Abbie" Teixeira, 79, formerly of Fairhaven, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019, after a period of declining health. He was the loving husband of 52 years to Rose (Carreiro) Teixeira.

Born in Dartmouth, son of the late Theophilo and Mary (Winderlick) Teixeira, Al lived most of his life in Fairhaven prior to moving to Somerset five years ago. He graduated from Fairhaven High School where he played football, basketball and baseball. He proudly served in the US Army. He was a tractor-trailer driver and served six years as the President of the Teamsters Union - Local #59 prior to his retirement.
Abbie was a member and former football player for the Fairhaven Varsity Club. He also played in local men's hockey leagues. He enjoyed all things sports, outdoors, doing yard work and was always willing to lend a helping hand, building, moving or removing, whatever needed to be done.

He is survived by his wife Rose; two daughters, Lisa Teixeira and her companion Darren Cardoza of Dartmouth and Maria Teixeira and her husband Pat Donovan of East Freetown; three grandchildren, Katie, Michael and Ryan; three brothers, Robert Teixeira and his wife Connie of Lincolnville, ME, David Teixeira and his wife Pauline and Mark Teixeira and his companion Jeanie Sullivan all of Fairhaven; and many loving nieces and nephews. Also, his granddogs, Charlie and Molly.

Calling hours are Friday, November 15, 2019, from 4-7pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. His funeral will be at 9am, Saturday, in the funeral home followed by interment in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fairhaven High School Alumni Association, http:/./

Calling Hours

NOV 15. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719


NOV 16. 9:00 AM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719


NOV 16 (EST)

Riverside Cemetery
274 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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