December 1, 2023

Fernando “Andy” Oliveira


Seekonk – Fernando “Andy” Oliveira, 91, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Roselyn (Charron) Oliveira for forty-five beautiful years. Born in Seekonk, he was the son of the late Claudino and Erimlinda (Mendoza) Oliveira.

Andy was the sole proprietor of the former Andy’s Bay State Auto Body, South Attleboro, for over sixty years. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army and a longtime member of the So. Attleboro Lions Club. Andy resided in Seekonk for most of his life and was an avid classic car enthusiast. 

Besides his loving wife, he is survived by two sons, Fernando Oliveira, Jr. of Palmetto, FL and Joseph Oliveira of Troutville, VA; four daughters, Sandra Parascandolo and her husband, Michael, of Johnston, RI, Laurie Robin and her husband, Robert, of Cumberland, RI, Brenda Andreozzi and her husband, Joseph, of Maidstone, VT and Dawn Quaglia of Rehoboth; twelve grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward Oliveira of Seekonk and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was the father of the late Douglas Oliveira and brother of the late Mary Nunes, Beatrice Fontaine, Della Refino, Sadie Bolduc, Rose Pitassi, Henry Oliver and Anthony Oliveira.

His funeral was held on Wednesday, June 13, 2022 and began with visitation at 9:00 a.m. in WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment with Military Honors followed in Seekonk Cemetery, Seekonk. Memorial donations to Seekonk Animal Shelter, 100 Peck St., Seekonk, MA 02771 would be appreciated. 

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