Oscar D. Freitas 87 of New Bedford passed away Tuesday January 28, 2014 at St. Luke’s hospital. He was the husband of Mary (Fernandes) Freitas, they were married in 1954, and he was also the son of the late Alfredo and Maria F. (Piedade) Freitas. He was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. Oscar was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception church. He was formerly employed by BCC in Fall River as a campus police officer until his retirement. He was a member of the Clube Madeirense S.S. Sacramento. Survivors include his wife; his son Peter Freitas and his wife Yu Shan of Dartmouth; his daughters Audrey Saucier and her husband Barry of Fairhaven, Sidney Knox of New Bedford, Kelley Freitas of New Bedford; his sister Mary Souza of CT., his grandchildren Matthew Knox, Ian Knox, Tenley Martins, Holland Saucier, Leah Freitas; his great grandchildren Victoria, Dylan, Brendan, August Knox and Maeley Martins. He was the father-in-law of the late Guy Knox and brother of the late Antero and Alfred Freitas.