Alberto B. Duarte, age 82

of Braintree

Alberto B. Duarte, age 82

Alberto B. Duarte, age 82, of Braintree, died peacefully, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at CareOne at Weymouth.

Born in Brava, Cabo Verde, Portugal, to the late Francisco Lopes and Maria (Bella) Duarte, he was raised and educated there. He immigrated to the United States in 1959 at the age of nineteen, settling in Roxbury. He had lived in Braintree for the past forty-five years.

Alberto was a finish carpenter and retired from the Perini Construction company after many years of hard work. He was a longtime member of Carpenters Local 218.

Most of all, Alberto was devoted to his family and enjoyed supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty-two years of Diana H. (DaSilva) Duarte.

Devoted father of Stephen M. Hansen of Florida, Darlene Rizza and her husband David of Braintree, Daron Duarte of Carver, and Daniel Duarte of Braintree.

Loving grandfather of seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

One of five siblings, he was the dear brother of Ana Amador of Dorchester and was predeceased by three brothers.

Alberto is also survived by many in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, March 5, from 9-10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines.

His Funeral Service and Interment at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree will take place privately.

For those who wish, donations in Alberto’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701.


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  • Dina and family our deepest sympathy for your loss 🙏

  • Darlene, Danny,Daron I’m Sorry 😞 for the loss of our Father I hope you you and your Mom Get through this unfortunate and Most Difficult Time I am Sorry I Cannot Be there to See Him one last Time May Our Father Find Peace and Happiness on His Journey to Heaven May God Protect and Comfort him through the Holy Gates of Heaven.
    Rest in Peace.
    I Will Miss You
    with love
    Stephen M Hansen

  • Dina and family may prayers from friends and family help to strengthen all of you to find ways to peace and comfort. I am so sorry that you are all going through this now, but Alberto is at peace.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.

  • Aunt Dina and Family,

    My heart aches for your loss. I am truly sorry. May God give you strength, comfort, and peace at this most difficult time.

  • Dina, Charlie and I want to send our condolences and prayers. May you be surrounded by the comfort of your family and friends.

    Charlie and Pat Craffey