Joaquin “Jack” Teixeira Jr. 85 of New Bedford passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the son of the late Joaquin and Christina (Santos) Teixeira. He was born in Dunkirk, NY and had lived in New Bedford for many years. Jack was employed by Arde Tile and carpet as a tile installer, he also worked at Furtado’s Dairy and Joe and Perky’s Garage. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Survivors include his sisters Mary Lou Soares of New Bedford and Christina Barlow of Freetown. Also many nieces and nephews including special nieces Barbara Pires, Melissa Riquinha, Brianna Pires, Sophia Hardin and Mia Riquinha. He was the brother of the late Antone Teixeira, Henry Teixeira, Manuel Teixeira, Hazel Teixeira, Beatrice Augustino, Lucinda Dias and Alice Ramos. The burial of his cremains, with military honors, will be Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11:30am in the Veterans section at Pine Grove Cemetery
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