Frank Gouveia, 61, of Chelmsford, died Saturday morning, June 21, at his home surrounded by his wife and children.
He was married to Paula A. (Frisone) Gouveia with whom he celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on May 8, 2014. Born in Brookline, he was the son of the late Joao and Josephine Gouveia. He attended Somerville High School and Greater Lowell Technical School, and was a Master Plumber.
Frank owned and operated Frank Gouveia Plumbing Contractor of N. Chelmsford for over 30 years. He was an active member of the Lowell Assembly of God Church in Tewksbury.
Frank enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, playing cribbage and his dog Bella. He had a heart for others, and his generous spirit will always be remembered.
His greatest joy was spending time with his wife, family and close friends. He was an amazing husband, father, Papa and friend. Frank grew up in Somerville and spent the last 35 years living in Chelmsford.
Besides his beloved wife, he is survived by four sons, Frank Jr. and his wife, Inna Gouveia of North Andover, Michael Gouveia of Lowell, Anthony Gouveia of Chelmsford and Andrew Gouveia of Tyngsboro; one daughter, Pamela and her husband, Benjamin Ricci of North Andover; one brother, John and his wife Faith Gouveia of St. Louis, MO; two sisters, Rose Maguire of Somerville and Linda and her husband, Glenn Hanson of Somerville; five grandchildren, Samantha Gouveia, Mia Gouveia, Frank Gouveia III, Layla Gouveia and Annabella Ricci, his Father-In-Law James A. Frisone and his wife Sandra of Cape Cod, his brother and sisters-in-law, James A. Frisone, Jr and his wife Sherrie of Salem, N.H., Donna and John Lacey of Lowell, Sandra Fragale of Lowell, Robert and Dianne Frisone of Cape Cod, William Frisone and Michelle Shimko of Dracut as well as many dear nieces and nephews and friends, especially his dearest friend John Fantasia of Medford. He was pre-deceased by his Mother-In-Law Sarah A. Frisone of Lowell.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, Boston, MA Farr 10 or the Frank Gouveia Scholarship Fund C/O Enterprise Bank 20 Drum Hill Rd. Chelmsford, MA. 01824.