Richard R. Cabral
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Richard R. Cabral
  • January 21, 1942 - December 5, 2017
  • Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Richard R. Cabral, 75, of Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in St. Luke's Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Diamantina (Silva) Cabral.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Joaquim and Margaret (Freitas) Cabral he was a lifelong area resident and a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Dartmouth.

Mr. Cabral served in the United States Army and later served in the Reserves with the 483rd Combat Engineers and reached the rank of Staff Sargent. He was a member of the American Legion and worked as a commercial driver. Richard was involved for 37 years with the Dartmouth High School Music Association and he loved his special dog, "Chatinha".

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Margaret Prendergast and her husband Dean of Portsmouth, RI; two sons, Steven Cabral and his wife Nancy and Michael Cabral and his wife Jennifer all of Dartmouth; eight grandchildren, Aaron, Nicholas, Lily, Justin, Stephanie, Branden, Cody, and Abigail; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8 am from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth. Burial will follow in S. Dartmouth Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday 4-8 pm. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com.