Jose F. ViegasApril 24, 1930 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 87)
Jose F. Viegas, 87, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at his home, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 after a period of declining health. He leaves behind his beloved wife of over forty-six years, Maria Jose (Pereira) Viegas.
In addition to his wife Maria, he is also survived by his brother Angelo Viegas of Hudson and Antonio Viegasand his wife Maria Doceaú of Hudson; his sister Celeste Chaves of Hudson and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Antonio Viegas and Maria C. Resendes and his daughter, Susanne Viegas who passed away in 2012.
Jose was born on April 24, 1930 in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal. He spent his youth growing up in Santa Maria and married the love of his life Maria Jose Pereira on August 28, 1971; soon after they moved to Hudson, where they have resided ever since. Jose worked as a machine operator for Middlesex research Co. for many years before finally retiring in 1993. He was also a long time active member of Saint Michael’s Parish.
Jose was a man of few words who appreciated living a practical life. He enjoyed spending time at his home with his family, reading a good book, and working outside taking care of his yard.