Joao T. Neves

November 14th, 2013

Joao T. Neves, age 84, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2013 at the Blaire House in Tewksbury.

Joao was born on December 3, 1928 in Terceira, Portugal.  He was the cherished son of Antonio and Maria (Toste) Amaro.  Joao was raised in the Azores and moved to the United States with his family in September of 1980.

Joao married Helena (Couto) Neves and together they shared 58 years of marriage.  The couple raised three loving children; Domingos, Eva and Maria.

Joao was the beloved husband of Helena (Couto)Neves of Wilmington, devoted father of Domingos Neves & his wife Justine of Wilmington, Eva Neves & her husband Mark McLeod of Wilmington, Maria Neves-Keefe & her husband Brian of Plymouth, loving grandfather of Alicia Neves, Christina Neves, Nicole Neves, Domingos Neves and Taylor Rampersad, cherished son of the late Antonio and Maria (Toste) Amaro, dear brother of Teresa Estrela of Medford, Luis Toste Neves of Brazil and the late Francisco Neves, Antonio Neves, Jose Neves and Maria Toste Neves.  Joao is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, November 16th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will take place at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Memorial donations in Joao’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA  02472.


16 Entries in Guest Book for “Joao T. Neves”

  1. Antonio amaro e sua esposa teresa a says:

    Sincerdeeply sympathy for your lost

  2. Joe Rocha says:

    My deepest sympathies go out to the entire family. May Gob bless you through this hard time, you will know have another angel looking out for you. You will be missed padrinho….

  3. Antonio e Regina Toste says:

    We are very Saddened to hear of your Loss, you have my Sincere Sympathy.

  4. Maria & Vito Cicerone says:

    Our heartfelt sympathy go out to the entire family. May you all find strength in the beautiful memories you shared with your husband, father and grandfather at this very difficult time. May padrinho Joao rest in eternal peace.

    Os nossos sinceros pesamos para a familia inteira. Que encontrem a forca que necessitam para enfrentar essa dor nas recordacoes que voces tem do seu marido, pai e avo. Que o padrinho Joao tenha um lugal no eterno descanso.

  5. Barbara & Lenny Cardarelli says:

    Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.

  6. Mary Ceballos says:

    To the Neves family:
    Our deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
    From: the Ceballos family

  7. Luis & Joann Neves says:

    Our Deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of Padrinho Joao.
    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Os nossos sinceros pesamos pela morte do padrinho Joao.

  8. Maria Murphy says:

    Our deepest sympathy and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    We are very sorry for your loss.
    The Murphy family

  9. Luis M Neves says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you for your loss of a great man.

  10. Paul Neves says:

    I’m very sorry for the loss that has occurred. And my thoughts and prayers go out to every one of our family members

  11. Nelia Neves says:

    Sentidos pesamos para toda a familia ! Que descanse em paz !

  12. Neves Family says:

    Our deepest sympathy go out to the whole family.

    Frank, Lidia, Derek, Shaun

  13. Ana Cecilia Silva says:

    I am thinking of you all during this difficult time. I hope you will find peace in memories you hold dear. I remember his kind smile. Blessings to you all. May he rest in peace.

  14. Ornelas Family says:

    To the Neves Family:
    Our deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
    From: Jacinto & Lina Ornelas.

  15. joao neves e esposa says:

    os nossos muito sentidos pezamos. que Deus o tenha na sua gloria..

    para a familia enlutadas muita força para suportarem a saudade

    para a familia enlutada os nossos muito sentidos
    pezamos e que Deus o tenha na sua gloria.
    e vos de muita força para suportarem a saudade

  16. Paulo Melo says:

    A toda a famila os nossos sentidos pesamos, era o pessoa muito boa e apreciada por nos, tabem os pesamos da Santa Casa da Misriordia da Vila de Sao Sebastiao era nosso Irmao e tambem utente do nosso srviço ao domicilio em refeições.
    Que Deus o tenah no Ceu lugar que mere estár.
    Muita força prar a senhora Helena para ultrapassár esta fase da vida.
    Dos amigos e vezinhos Paulo Melo e Pureza Melo

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