Faustino D. Alexandre passed away peacefully on November 11, 2023, in Hudson, Massachusetts. He was the beloved husband of Maria de Fatima Alexandre, also of Hudson, MA.
He was born on June 3, 1943, in Arelho, Obidos, Portugal, to Sebastiao Alexandre and Rosaria (Clementina) Alexandre.
Faustino worked as an assembler at General Motors until 1989. Following his time at General Motors, he transitioned into a role as a maintenance mechanic at Windsor Heights Apartment Complex, where he dedicated himself until his well-deserved retirement in 2005.
Outside of work, Faustino’s true joy came from spending quality time with his family. He cherished gathering together for holidays and special occasions, especially when there were barbeques involved.
Faustino had various hobbies which brought him immense satisfaction throughout his life. He enjoyed gardening and fishing, as well as Portuguese Folklore Dancing.
Among Faustino's proudest accomplishments were his involvement in the choir at St. Michael Parish in Hudson, Massachusetts, and being a member of the Hudson Portuguese Club and the Portuguese Continental Union.
Faustino is survived by many dearly loved individuals who will continue to cherish the memories they shared with him. His beloved wife Maria de Fatima Alexandre stood by his side throughout their marriage, providing unwavering love and support. Faustino's legacy will also be carried on by his son Nelson Alexandre and his fiancée Chelsea Dulaney of San Diego, California, his daughter Paula Priest and her husband Kevin of Marlborough, Massachusetts, his daughter Celia Melvin of Barre, Massachusetts, his sister Principelina do Rosario of Arelho, Obidos, Portugal, and grandchildren Jason Melvin Jr. of Barre, Massachusetts, Cristina Priest of Marlborough, Massachusetts, and Lydia Priest of Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as other family members and friends.
Calling Hours will be held at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home located at 50 Central St., Hudson, MA 01749 on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Following the visitation, a Mass will be held at Saint Michael Parish on Manning Street in Hudson at 11:00 AM, followed-by procession to Forestvale Cemetery on Broad Street in Hudson, MA.
Faustino D. Alexandre was a remarkable individual who touched the lives of many with his kindness and dedication. His memory will be forever cherished by those fortunate enough to have known him. May he rest in eternal peace.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Faustino Alexandre to the American Cancer Society by visiting www.cancer.org or by calling 1-800-227-2345.