Americo Texeira, 91, Warren

Posted

Americo V. Texeira, 91, of 36 Third St., Warren, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Silver Creek Manor Nursing Home in Bristol.

Born in Providence and raised in Bristol, he was the son of the late Vittorino and Hilda (Alexandre) Teixeira.  He attended Colt Memorial High School in Bristol and played and lettered in varsity baseball.  He was a corporal in the United States Army during World War II and served in the Rhode Island Army National Guard  for 35 years, retiring as a Major in 1982.  He was a supervisor for the former Lloyd Manufacturing Company in Warren where he worked for 40 years, retiring in the early 1990s.

Mr. Texeira leaves two children, Victor A. Texeira and his wife Carole of Bristol, and Donna M. Gray and her husband Curt of Barrington; his longtime companion, Ellen Fennelly of Bristol; three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  He was the brother of the late Alice Tavares.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11 a.m. in the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood St,, Bristol. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visitation will be Wednesday morning at 9 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com

Americo Texeira

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.