Antonio Dias Teixeira, Jr.

1930 ∼ 2018

Antonio Dias Teixeira, Jr.

Dr. Antonio Dias Teixeira, Jr., 88, of Vineyard Haven passed away on December 5 at his home. Antonio was born in Quincy, MA on April 16, 1930 to parents Carrie (Jackson) and Antonio Diaz Teixeira. He was the 4th of 5 children and the only son of Carrie and Antonio Diaz Teixeira.

Tony Teixeira, as he was called by so many friends, attended school in Bordentown, NJ. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He then went on to attend Howard University and graduated from the School of Dentistry, where he was also affectionately known as Dr. T. and or Tex. He established a private dental practice in Hyattsville, MD and a clinic in Accokeek, MD. He served as an Associate Professor of Dentistry at Howard University. He also worked for FinCom for the Town of Tisbury.

His loving sisters who predeceased him were Hyacinth Teixeira, Gertrude Cora Hunter, Carolyn Arbell Jackson, and Mildred Lucille Teixeira Nash. He is survived by his wife, Constance Roberta Teixeira, his son, David Anthony Teixeira, his grandsons, David Anthony Teixeira II, Demarco Armi Teixeira, his granddaughter Lourdes Naci Jordan, and his goddaughters, Robyn Bandele Nash and Renda Nugent; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Visiting hours will take place on Friday, December 14, at 9:30-10:30 at St. Augustine’s Church, Franklin St., Vineyard Haven. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will follow immediately afterwards at Oak Grove Cemetery, Pacific Ave., Oak Bluffs with military honors by the Veterans of Martha's Vineyard. A repast will take place after at the American Legion 34 William St, Vineyard Haven. Please bring a dish to share if you would like.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, the Leukemia Association at Mass General Hospital, or the VNA of Cape Cod and the Islands.

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Visitation

Friday, December 14, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. Augustine's
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Funeral

Friday, December 14, 2018 | 11:00 AM

St. Augustine's
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Burial/Interment

Friday, December 14, 2018

Oak Grove Cemetery - Oak Bluffs
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Donations

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard: https://hospiceofmv.org/donations/

Mass General Leukemia Association: https://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/support/

VNA of Cape Cod & The Islands: https://support.givetocapecodhealth.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=298

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Antonio Dias Teixeira, Jr.

1930 ∼ 2018

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