Peter Alves Sr.
Peter Alves Sr., age 71, of Scituate, passed away January 9, 2017 at South Shore Hospital. Peter leaves behind his loving wife of 34 years, Carolina (Monteiro) Alves; daughters, Susan Alves, Diana Alves, Sheila Alves Taldon, Kelsey Alves; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Julia Vaz, Julia Vieira, and Edgar Delgado; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was father to the late Peter Alves Jr. and brother to the late Julio Alves. Born in Cape Verde, he was a son of the late Sebastian Delgado and Carolina (Alves) Andrade. Peter worked for the Norwell public schools for 36 years. He loved taking care of his cat, Tigger, maintaining his beautiful lawn, going to the lighthouse, and attending church every Sunday at St. Mary's. He loved making people laugh, dancing and listening to robeca style Cape Verdean music and country music. A visitation will take place on Friday January 13, 2017 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Road, Scituate. Funeral Mass will be held at 12 p.m. from St. Marys of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent Street, Scituate. Burial to follow in St. Marys Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Marys of the Nativity church fund. Words of comfort can be left at www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com .
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