Augustine F. ‘Augie’ Viveiros, brother of Father Joseph Viveiros

WESTPORT, Mass. — Augustine F. “Augie” Viveiros, 71, of Westport died June 28 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford following a long illness. He was the husband of Mary M. (Costa) Viveiros to whom he was married for 48 years. 

Born in San Antonio, Azores, he was a son of Mary (Pacheco) Viveiros of Fall River and the late Antonio F. Viveiros. He was employed as a supervisor for Gilbane Building Company of Providence, R.I., for 30 years before retiring in 2007. 

He was a Third Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Father J. Boehr Council 4753 of Tiverton, R.I., and was a member of the VFW Post 5392 Fishing Club. Fishing and gardening were his favorite past times along with large family gatherings. 

Along with his wife and mother, survivors include four sons: Augustine Viveiros Jr. of Westport, Richard Viveiros of Westport, Daniel J. Viveiros and his wife Shannon of French Lick, Ind., and Steven A. Viveiros and his wife Theresa of Westport; five sisters: Philomena Barboza and her husband Manuel, Marie Silva and her husband Richard, Cecilia Carney, Ann Marie Rider and her husband Donald, and Elaine Durfee; four brothers: John Viveiros and his wife Maria Helena, Father Joseph Viveiros, Antonio Viveiros Jr., and Edward Viveiros and his wife Donna; his two beloved grandchildren: Kane Anthony Viveiros and Ivy Rain Viveiros, three godsons, two goddaughters, and many nieces and nephews. 

He was father of the late Cynthia Maria Viveiros and brother of the late Antonio Viveiros. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 2 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport. Interment was in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. 

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