Alfredo N. Leitao

Alfredo Neves Leitao, of Brockton, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease at the age of 84. Alfredo was born and raised in Cape Verde and was a longtime resident of Brockton. His love for the art of cooking turned into a wonderful career as a well-known chef. His love for his family will be greatly missed.

He was the beloved husband of the late Dulcidia O. (Pereira) Leitao; loving father of Alfred P. Leitao and his husband Norman Berthel , Richard P. Leitao and his wife Tiffany, Deborah M. Chaplin and her husband Frank, Suzette M. Leitao and her wife Robin McGee, Arlene P. Leitao and her companion Bonnie Erickson; Grandfather “Gramps” of Kevin Chaplin and his wife Michelle, Nicole Palizzolo and her husband Ryan, Ariel Leitao, Ricky Leitao, Zachary Leitao, Faith Leitao and Great-Grandfather of Jack Palizzolo. He was the devoted son of the late Teofilo and Flora Leitao. Loving son in-law of Leopoldina and the late John Pereira. Loving brother of Cerila and her husband the late John Leighton, Carlos Leitao and his wife Maria Regina, the late Guiherme Leitao and his wife Lucy, the late Dulcidea Leitao, the late Julietta Silva and her husband Jorge, the late Arilda Mascarenhas, and the late Anna Leitao. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Hurley Funeral Home 134 So. Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph on Friday, December 28th starting at 9am followed by a funeral mass at St. Michael’s Church in Avon at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment Melrose Cemetery, Brockton.


First Name: Joe
Last Name: Mendes
City: Middleboro
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 12/27/2018

My condolences and sympathy to the Leitao family. So sorry to hear that he passed. Sending love and prayers your way at this most difficult time.

First Name: Brenda
Last Name: Sansone
City: Brockton
State: MA
Country: usa
Entry Date: 12/27/2018

To the entire Leitao Family,
We are sorry for your loss. Alfredo was a wonderful man with a big heart and will be greatly missed at West Acres. He always has us laughing and smiling. We already feel his absence. may you all find comfort and peace at this time. Fondly, Brenda Sansone, Gui Fernandes, Aleah Rameirez- Activities Department

First Name: Linda
Last Name: Pagden ( Morrison)
City: Sanford
State: FL
Country: UsA
Entry Date: 12/27/2018

Al you will be forever remembered in my heart! You were my mentor while working at Malena's and taught me to love to cook. As I grew up with your girls you invited me in as your own and we spent many vacations together. Until we meet again.

First Name: PAUL
Last Name: SMITH
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 12/27/2018


First Name: Susan & Tom
Last Name: Healy
City: North Easton
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 12/27/2018

So sorry to hear about Mr. Leitao. Sending prayers to all of the Leitao family.

First Name: Paula
Last Name: Peres
City: New Bedford
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 12/28/2018

Sorry for your loss

First Name: MARY-ELLEN
Last Name: LABELLE
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 01/03/2019

So sorry for loss. Sorry I missed the wake, just saw this now. Loved Al and my family will remember all the times we had with him and Dulcie. He's up there watching Dulcie, Marie, and my Mom playing Bingo!

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