Roland Cordeiro

August 18, 2019


Roland Cordeiro, 82, of Swansea, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of fifty-nine years to Betty Ann (Ormerod) Cordeiro.

Roland was born in Somerset, the son of the late Manuel and Yvonne (Dooms) Cordeiro. He was a graduate of Somerset High School class of 1956. Mr. Cordeiro served his country during the Korean War with the United States Army. Roland began training greyhounds professionally and then horses at Ardwin Farm, in Seekonk. He along with his brother owned and operated Bears Den Auto Salvage, in Tiverton, and eventually was the maintenance man at Shawomet Gardens, in Somerset, for many years until his retirement. Mr. Cordeiro enjoyed traveling, watching football and teaching his grandchildren how to play cards.

Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Nancy Ann Cordeiro and her companion Frank McLeod of Swansea; four sons: Edward Cordeiro and his wife Michelle of Somerset; David Cordeiro and his wife Kimberly of Berkley; James Cordeiro and his wife Elizabeth of Swansea and Richard Cordeiro and his wife Linda of Somerset; along with nine grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Fernand and Franklin Cordeiro.

Calling Hours for Roland will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 4-7pm, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset.

His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019, at 10am, in the funeral home followed by a burial with Military Honors in Mount Hope Cemetery, Swansea.

Calling Hours

AUG 22. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

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

Funeral Service

AUG 23. 10:00 AM (EDT)

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


AUG 23 (EDT)

Mount Hope Cemetery
Hortonville Road at Milford Road
Swansea, MA

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