New Bedford-Henry Vieira, 76, of New Bedford, formerly of Wareham passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Saint Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. He was the husband of 50 + years to Juanita A. (Rose) Vieira of New Bedford.
He was born in New Bedford the son of the late John Henry and Maria (Duarte) Vieira. Henry was a construction laborer and farmer. He enjoyed raising hogs and was also a collector of hog and pig ornaments and figurines. He loved to draw and especially enjoyed the time spent with family and friends. A truly loving and caring family man Henry and Juanita adopted four of their grandchildren when their daughter Juanika passed away.
Henry is survived by his children: Charles Amado of Maryland, David Amado of Texas, Sharon Vieira of Boston, Michael Amado of Wareham, Ryan Amado of New Bedford, Henry Vieira of Texas Ulrika Vieira of Texas and the late Juanika Vieira. He was the brother of Derman DaCosta of New Bedford, Nancy DaCosta of Boston, Gerwu Vieira of SC and the late Geraldine Vieira. He was also survived by 22 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.