Jose “Joe” F. Moreira, 69, of Taunton, passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Morton Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of forty-six years to Teresinha “Terry” (Frias) Moreira. Jose was born in Santa Maria, Azores the son of the late Manuel and Ana (Souza) Moreira. Mr. Moreira worked for over twenty years at both Reed & Barton and Stonehill College. Joe loved watching his favorite soccer team Benfica, tending to his garden and the time he spent with his family and friends. Survivors besides his wife are are his beloved son and daughter: Paul Moreira and his fiancé Jessica Bosworth of Berkley; Elizabeth Bouchard and her husband Nathan of Central Falls; a brother: Antonio Moreira of Taunton; sisters: Maria Reis of Canada; Maria Machado of Taunton; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren. He was the brother of the late Manuel Moreira. Calling Hours for Joe will be held on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 4-7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. His Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 8am from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9am in Saint Anthony Church, School Street, Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.
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