GLOUCESTER - Jose H. Goulart, 70, of Gloucester, companion of Brenda (Mitchell) Souza, passed away very unexpectedly on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Joe was born in Pico, Azores, Portugal on October 14, 1947, the son of the late Jose S. and Louisa (Lima) Goulart. He attended and graduated school in Portugal before coming to Massachusetts. His biggest thrills were boating, cruising, going to the beach and watching his beloved Patriots. He was a member of the DES Club for over 40 years. Joe worked at Gloucester Engineering for over 39 years, where he leaves many good, longtime friends behind. He will be missed by all his friends and loved ones. He is survived by his companion, Brenda Souza and her daughters Candace, Michele and Janet and her grandchildren Ariel, J.J., Jordan, Danny and Gwendolyn; his son, Kevin D. Goulart and his children Joshua, Joseph and Kevin Jr. all of Lowell; his brother, Carlos Goulart and his wife, Rhonda of Gloucester, as well as many aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Eduardo Da Silva. Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St. Gloucester will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 2 to 4:15 p.m. Family and friends are cordially invited. A service will follow immediately after visiting hours at 4:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be held privately. Online condolences may be given at: www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 29, 2017