Albino M. Pires 91 of New Bedford passed away at St. Luke’s hospital on Saturday October 12, 2013 after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Maria Gomes and son of the late Joaquim Monteiro and Carmelina Rosa Alves Pires. He was born in Ardaos, Boticas, Portugal and had lived in New Bedford since 1983. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Mr. Pires was formerly employed as a box maker for Keith Box Co. until his retirement. Survivors include his sons, Joao Pires of New Bedford, Jose Joaquim Gomes Pires of New Bedford, Abilio Gomes Pires of Acushnet; his daughter Isabel Alves of New Bedford; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. His funeral mass will be said 10:30am Wednesday at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Visiting hours are Tuesday 5-8pm. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.