John P. Goncalves, 54 of Ludlow passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Born in Portugal, November 1, 1963, he was the son of Ana (Pereira) Goncalves and the late Manuel Goncalves. A longtime Ludlow resident, John attended Ludlow High School. He was employed as a mechanic for the Springfield Dept. of Public Works.
He is survived by his loving wife and life partner of over 30 years Donna (O’Connor) Goncalves, a son Joao Goncalves (Stephanie); a daughter Ana Goncalves-Brown (Darro) and his mother Ana Goncalves, all of Ludlow; his brother Domingos Goncalves (Ian) of North Adams; his sister Ana LeBlanc (William) of Springfield and his brother-in-law Lawrence O’Connor of Blandford. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren Alicia and Joao, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 2:00-5:00 PM.
Funeral services for John will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Winsor St., Ludlow, MA. Burial will be in Island Pond Cemetery