Horacio S. Tavares, 79
Hudson – Horacio S. Tavares, 79, of Hudson, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to the late Maria F. (Fonseca) Tavares, who died in September 2013.
Horacio was born and raised in Saint Michael, the Azores of Portugal. He had resided in Hudson the past 32 years after emigrating from Portugal. He was employed as an assembler for many years by A.C.T. Manufacturing Co. in Hudson until his retirement.
Horacio enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, especially hearts, and liked playing dominos. He was an avid soccer fan. He was a member of the Hudson Portuguese Club and Saint Michael's Parish in Hudson.
He is survived by his two daughters, Filomena Jesus and her husband Joao of Hudson and Luisa Serpa and her husband Emanuel of Portugal. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Brian Jesus of Hudson, Vando Serpa of Portugal, and Felipe Serpa of Portugal. He was the brother of the late Raul Tavares of Portugal.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 15, at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Saint Michael's Cemetery. Family and friends may attend calling hours Friday, March 14, from 6 – 8 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.
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