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John H. Alves

February 12, 1949 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

John H. Alves, 73 of Landseer Street, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, passed away, Monday, May 16, 2022, at home. He was the Husband of Cheryl (Gear) Alves.

Born February 12, 1949, in Barrington, R.I., he was the son of the late Herman & Florence (Souza) Alves.

Mr. Alves served two tours with the United States Army during Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Mr. Alves worked as a Truck Driver for Hanna Paper Recycling Company in Mansfield, Massachusetts for thirty-one years, he Loved Driving his Truck, Singing, playing his guitar and sharing the memories of his full life through captivating stories of his adventures.

Besides his wife of twenty-three years, he leaves his mother-in-law, Helen Gear, two daughters, Carrie Rehak of Northport, Florida, Christen Davenport of Coventry, R.I., one sister, Elsie Gardner of Barrington, R.I., four grandsons, one granddaughter, several nieces & nephews and brother of the late, Anthony Alves.

Calling Hours will be held, Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway, East Providence, R.I., from 4:00-7:00 pm  and Friday Morning from 11:30am-12:30 pm, to be followed by A Graveside Service with Military Honors at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Wampanoag Trail, Riverside, R.I., at 1:00 pm 

A Celebration of Life will Immediately follow for family and friends at the Old Grist Mill Tavern, 390 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI 02914

Visitation
Friday
May 20, 2022

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI 02914

Graveside Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

1:00 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI 02914

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