Ricardo J. “Rick” Oliveira, age 77, passed away on March 13, 2021, at Carvalho Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long period of declining health.
Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Frank and Evelyn (Ricardo) Oliveira.
Mr. Oliviera was a 1961 graduate of B. M. C. Durfee, High School, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. Before retiring, he was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service.
In his youth, Rick was an outstanding high school and CYO athlete, and an accomplished fast-pitch softball player. Throughout his life he was an avid sports fan, particularly devoted to his beloved New York Yankees. He was a former officer and lifetime member of both Ste. Anne’s Fraternity, and the Italian Progressive Club. An experienced golfer, Rick was a former member of Touisset Country Club and a regular at Wampanoag Golf Club.
He was the brother of the late Donald Oliveira. Rick is survived by a cousin, Gilbert R. Cavaco, of Somerset, MA, and many cherished friends.
Interment will be private. A celebration of life will be announced after pandemic protocols relax.
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