Robert Aguiar

November 17, 2018


Robert Aguiar, 80, of Fall River, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, in the Country Garden's Nursing Home, Swansea. He was the husband of Rita (Castanho) Aguiar for 55 years.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late Maximino Aguiar and the late Georgiana (Medeiros) Aguiar, he lived in Somerset for 50 years and after retirement spent winters in Titusville, FL; before returning to Fall River.

Mr. Aguiar served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1960, based in Texas, Labrador and Florida. He served three years with the Strategic Air Command and one year with the Military Air Transport System. Bob attended Johnson & Wales College, in Providence, and was employed as a sales and delivery man for H.P. Hood Co., in Fall River. He went on to work at J.J. Taylor Distributing Co., in Westport, for 18 years as a salesman, supervisor and eventually as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He was later employed at Senecal Beverage in Keene, NH. His interest included family, RVing, and automobiles.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Robert Aguiar Jr., his wife Kristie A., a granddaughter, Ashlie A., a grandson Robert III and a great granddaughter Harlow S. all of Rehoboth, and a grandson, Bryce N. Aguiar of Gainesville, FL. He is also survived by a sister Patricia Soares and her husband John; and a brother, Brian Pearson (and late wife Karen).

His funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at 8 AM, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, with a 9 AM funeral mass in St., Louis de France Church, Swansea. Interment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Calling hours Friday 4-7 PM.

Calling Hours

NOV 23. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726


NOV 24. 8:00 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

NOV 24. 9:00 AM (EST)

St. Louis de France Church,
Buffington St.
Swansea, MA, 02777

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