Gil S. Pimental obituary –

Gil S. Pimental

New Bedford – Gil S. Pimental, 57, of New Bedford, died in his home following a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Susan M. (Avila) Pimental.

Gil was born in Terceira, Azores, Portugal, the son of Gil M. Pimentel of New Bedford and the late Maria Fatima (DosSantos) Pimentel and had long resided in New Bedford. Prior to his retirement he worked at the Fairhaven Shipyard and was President of F&G Home Improvements, New Bedford. He was a member of Hope Evangelical Church in Dartmouth. Gil loved life, his family and fishing.

Survivors along with his wife and father include his 2 sons: Andrew J. Pimental of New Bedford and Mathew G. Pimental and his wife Amanda of Fall River; her brother: Jose “Louie” Pimentel of New Bedford; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The memorial service to which relatives and friends are invited will be on Monday, December 13, 2021 at Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790 at 11:30 am.

Memorial visits will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. before the service.

Interment will be private.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial donations can be made to Hope Evangelical Church, 88 Hathaway Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747.

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Posted in New Bedford Standard Times

Service information


Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790

December 13, 2021 To 10 am-11:30am

Memorial service

Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790 at 11:30 am Interment will be private

December 13, 2021 To 11:30 AM

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