Antonio Monteiro Carvalho, 66, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 20, 2021 at home with his family by his side.
Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Antonio was one of 5 children of the late Joao de Braga Carvalho and Maria de Braga Puim Monteiro. In 1982 he moved to Hudson and has been a long time resident ever since. Shortly after he met his best friend and wife of 36 years, Lurdes, and married on February 16, 1985.
Antonio absolutely loved being a father and loved his family dearly. Every chance he got he enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandchildren. Nothing meant more to him than helping his family with odd jobs and projects, just as long as everyone was together. He was a hard worker and continued to work well into his later years until he retired from S & F Concrete after 33 years. Aside from his family he very much enjoyed gardening, fishing, taking care of his yard, and home projects. He was also actively involved in the Portuguese Club, Saint Michael's Parish, and also volunteered and worked for Imperio Mariense.
Antonio leaves behind his loving wife Lurdes Sousa Carvalho; his daughter Michelle LeBlanc and her husband Brian of Leominster, Lesley Carvalho and her significant other Cristiano Rovero of Millbury; his brother David Carvalho and his wife Natalia of Hudson; 2 sisters Natalia Freitas an her husband Joao of Hudson and Maria Freitas of Montreal; 2 grandchildren Lucas and Audrey LeBlanc. He leaves behind his nieces and nephews Regina, Zenalia, Marcia, Jesse, Vanessa, Tracy, Ashley, and Cassandra. He also leaves behind his sister-in-law Maria F. Carvalho of Hudson. He is predeceased by his parents Joao and Maria, along with his brother Jose Carvalho of Hudson and brother-in-law Antonio Freitas of Montreal.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 4-7pm on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St. Hudson, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on December 24, 2021, 9am at Saint Michael Parish, 21 Manning St., Hudson, MA; followed by a procession to Saint Michael Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute https://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/