Alfred R. Maciel, 93, died peacefully Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Sacred Heart Home after a period of declining health. He was predeceased by his wife, Anita (Ward) Maciel, and his parents, Raul and Rose (Sylvia) Maciel.
Mr. Maciel worked and retired from Southeastern Regional Transit Authority.
Survivors include his son, Ronald Maciel of Fairhaven; two grandchildren, Todd and Gary Maciel; one great-grandson, Samuel Maciel; three sisters; Anna Constantine of New Bedford, Mary Hoffman of Holyoke and Evelyn Christopher of Oak Bluffs; a brother, James Maciel of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tisbury, on Thursday, November 18 at 11 am, officiated by Fr. Michael Nagle. Arrangements are under the care of Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs.