Staff

Meet the Staff of Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home
The staff at Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home take great pride in caring for the families we serve. Throughout your time with us, our staff will continue to anticipate your needs, attend to the details of your arrangements, and help you through a difficult time.

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Timothy J. Lopes President

Timothy J.  Lopes is the President of Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home. He graduated from New Bedford High School in 1978 and attended and graduated from New England Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences in Boston, Mass. in 1979. He is married To Amelia (Lourenco) “Millie” Lopes. They reside in Acushnet and have two sons, Tyler and Troy.

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Sharon (Amaral) Williams General Manager

Sharon (Amaral) Williams is the General Manager of Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home. She graduated from Bishop Stang High School in 1983. She attended University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth for 3 years. Sharon graduated from Funeral Institute of the North East in 2003. She is married to Howard J. Williams. Sharon and Howard have two children, Reid and Marina and two grandchildren, Cole and Ryleigh.They reside in Fairhaven.

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Victor Funeral Home Attendant

Vitorino DaSilva has been employed since 2000 and as been an integral part of our staff.  Vitorino "Victor" came to this country in the 60's from St. Michael, Azores.  He worked in construction for most of his adult life.  Victor was previously married for 54 years to late Beverly DaSilva.  Victor resides in Acushnet and enjoys wintering in Florida with his wife Serafina.

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Tyler Funeral Home Attendant

Tyler J. Lopes is the oldest son of Amelia "Millie" and Timothy Lopes.  He was a graduate of Bishop Stang High School, Class of 2013.  He was a baseball recruit at Curry College in Milton, Mass. graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice in 2017.  He is currently employed full time at his Alma Mater in the campus Police Department.  He was formerly employed by the town of Acushnet as a Police Officer for 3 years.  He resides in Acushnet with his fiancee Gabriella "Gabby" Tedeschi, R.N.  They are planning a 2023 wedding.

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Troy Funeral Home Assistant

Troy J. Lopes is the youngest son of Amelia "Millie" and Timothy Lopes.  He graduated Fairhaven High School with Honors Class of 2020. He is a baseball recruit at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and will graduate in 2024.  Following graduation he will attend Mortuary College and will be the second generation from the Lopes family to enter the funeral profession.  Troy currently posseses a license from the Commonwealth as a Funeral Home Assistant.

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Scott Funeral Home Assistant

Scott Taveira has been a familiar site to many families, dating back to the 1980's when he was a funeral attendant for the Aubertine family.  He has since received his License from the Commonwealth as a Funeral Home Assistant.  Scott is employed by AFSCME American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 93 as a Staff Representative. Scott is also enrolled in the Diaconate studies for the Diocese of Fall River and is preparing to be ordained a permanent Deacon within the next 2 years.  Scott is also a Notary Public.  Scott resides in Mattapoisett and Fort Myers, Florida.

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Millie Vice President

Amelia "Millie" (Lourenco) Lopes has been married to Timothy Lopes since 1994.  Millie graduated from New Bedford High School Class of 1982.  She attended Bristol Community College, pursuing a career as a Legal Secretary.  She was employed by several local law firms.  Since 2001 she has been the Office Manager, handling all correspondence including insurance paperwork, and all other documents.  She is fluent in Portuguese.  Millie is also a Notary Public.  She resides in Acushnet with her husband Tim.  They have 2 sons, Tyler and Troy.

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Mark Funeral Home Attendant

Mark Oliveira began his employment at the funeral home in 2013.  Mark is fluent in Portuguese and well known in the Portuguese community.  His primary responsibility is assisting on funerals along side his father Eddie.  It's a unique father/son combination that works very well together.  Mark is also employed full time by Walmart as a manager.  Mark resides in Dartmouth with his wife Pamela and their children.

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Marcio Funeral Home Attendant

Marcio Cardoso started his employment in the funeral home in 2020.  Marcio is fluent in Portuguese and is a tremendous asset assisting families and visitors at calling hours.  Marcio is employed full time at St. Luke's Hospital as a pharmacy automated dispensing system coordinator.  Marcio is also a Notary Public and resides in New Bedford with his father, Jose.

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Joe Funeral Home Attendant

Joseph Machado, Jr. started his employed in 2021, but came to us with many years of experience in the funeral profession.  Joe speaks Portuguese and is a well known figure in the greater New Bedford community.  Joe is a familiar face at visiting hours as well as funerals.  Previously, Joe was employed with the Bristol County Sheriff's Office as a Health and Safety Officer until his retirement.  Joseph is also a proud U. S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.  Joe resides in Dartmouth with his wife Marie.

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Joan Funeral Home Attendant

Joan A. Lopes is the matriarch of the Lopes family.  Her familiarity with so many of our families especially in the Portuguese community, comes from her 25 years of employment as a Pediatric Nurse for the late Dr. Bernard Portnoy.  Being fluent in Portuguese was critical to so many immigrant families experiencing medical issues with their children.  She finished her career employed by University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth as a Lead Paint Inspector.  

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Gilberto Funeral Home Attendant

Gilberto "Gilly" Tavares has been employed since 2000 and is a well known individual through his many associations with various clubs and organizations.  He is also a very active communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Gilly came to this country in the 60's from St. Michael, Azores.  He worked in manufacturing for many years and finished his career employed by St. Luke's Hospital in housekeeping.  Gilly resides in New Bedford with his wife Maria.  They have a son Stephen his wife Frances "Iliana"and a grandson Nathan.

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Gary Funeral Home Attendant

Gary Vargas began his employment in 2019.  Gary's main responsibility is driving the family limousine on funerals.  Gary was previously employed by the City of New Bedford in the Fire Department as a Firefighter, retiring after many years of service.  Gary proudly served his country in the U. S. Army.  Gary resides in New Bedford.

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Eddie Funeral Home Attendant

Eduviges Oliveira began his employment here in 2016.  Eddie is fluent in Portuguese and well known in the community.  Eddie's primary responsibility is assisting on all funerals.  Previously, Eddie was employed for over 40 years in the maintenance department at Cornell Dubilier until his retirement.

Timothy J. Lopes

President
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Timothy J.  Lopes is the President of Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home. He graduated from New Bedford High School in 1978 and attended and graduated from New England Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences in Boston, Mass. in 1979. He is married To Amelia (Lourenco) “Millie” Lopes. They reside in Acushnet and have two sons, Tyler and Troy.

Sharon (Amaral) Williams

General Manager
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Sharon (Amaral) Williams is the General Manager of Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home. She graduated from Bishop Stang High School in 1983. She attended University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth for 3 years. Sharon graduated from Funeral Institute of the North East in 2003. She is married to Howard J. Williams. Sharon and Howard have two children, Reid and Marina and two grandchildren, Cole and Ryleigh.They reside in Fairhaven.

Victor

Funeral Home Attendant
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Vitorino DaSilva has been employed since 2000 and as been an integral part of our staff.  Vitorino "Victor" came to this country in the 60's from St. Michael, Azores.  He worked in construction for most of his adult life.  Victor was previously married for 54 years to late Beverly DaSilva.  Victor resides in Acushnet and enjoys wintering in Florida with his wife Serafina.

Tyler

Funeral Home Attendant
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Tyler J. Lopes is the oldest son of Amelia "Millie" and Timothy Lopes.  He was a graduate of Bishop Stang High School, Class of 2013.  He was a baseball recruit at Curry College in Milton, Mass. graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice in 2017.  He is currently employed full time at his Alma Mater in the campus Police Department.  He was formerly employed by the town of Acushnet as a Police Officer for 3 years.  He resides in Acushnet with his fiancee Gabriella "Gabby" Tedeschi, R.N.  They are planning a 2023 wedding.

Troy

Funeral Home Assistant
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Troy J. Lopes is the youngest son of Amelia "Millie" and Timothy Lopes.  He graduated Fairhaven High School with Honors Class of 2020. He is a baseball recruit at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and will graduate in 2024.  Following graduation he will attend Mortuary College and will be the second generation from the Lopes family to enter the funeral profession.  Troy currently posseses a license from the Commonwealth as a Funeral Home Assistant.

Scott

Funeral Home Assistant
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Scott Taveira has been a familiar site to many families, dating back to the 1980's when he was a funeral attendant for the Aubertine family.  He has since received his License from the Commonwealth as a Funeral Home Assistant.  Scott is employed by AFSCME American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 93 as a Staff Representative. Scott is also enrolled in the Diaconate studies for the Diocese of Fall River and is preparing to be ordained a permanent Deacon within the next 2 years.  Scott is also a Notary Public.  Scott resides in Mattapoisett and Fort Myers, Florida.

Millie

Vice President
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Amelia "Millie" (Lourenco) Lopes has been married to Timothy Lopes since 1994.  Millie graduated from New Bedford High School Class of 1982.  She attended Bristol Community College, pursuing a career as a Legal Secretary.  She was employed by several local law firms.  Since 2001 she has been the Office Manager, handling all correspondence including insurance paperwork, and all other documents.  She is fluent in Portuguese.  Millie is also a Notary Public.  She resides in Acushnet with her husband Tim.  They have 2 sons, Tyler and Troy.

Mark

Funeral Home Attendant
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Mark Oliveira began his employment at the funeral home in 2013.  Mark is fluent in Portuguese and well known in the Portuguese community.  His primary responsibility is assisting on funerals along side his father Eddie.  It's a unique father/son combination that works very well together.  Mark is also employed full time by Walmart as a manager.  Mark resides in Dartmouth with his wife Pamela and their children.

Marcio

Funeral Home Attendant
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Marcio Cardoso started his employment in the funeral home in 2020.  Marcio is fluent in Portuguese and is a tremendous asset assisting families and visitors at calling hours.  Marcio is employed full time at St. Luke's Hospital as a pharmacy automated dispensing system coordinator.  Marcio is also a Notary Public and resides in New Bedford with his father, Jose.

Joe

Funeral Home Attendant
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Joseph Machado, Jr. started his employed in 2021, but came to us with many years of experience in the funeral profession.  Joe speaks Portuguese and is a well known figure in the greater New Bedford community.  Joe is a familiar face at visiting hours as well as funerals.  Previously, Joe was employed with the Bristol County Sheriff's Office as a Health and Safety Officer until his retirement.  Joseph is also a proud U. S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.  Joe resides in Dartmouth with his wife Marie.

Joan

Funeral Home Attendant
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Joan A. Lopes is the matriarch of the Lopes family.  Her familiarity with so many of our families especially in the Portuguese community, comes from her 25 years of employment as a Pediatric Nurse for the late Dr. Bernard Portnoy.  Being fluent in Portuguese was critical to so many immigrant families experiencing medical issues with their children.  She finished her career employed by University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth as a Lead Paint Inspector.  

Gilberto

Funeral Home Attendant
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Gilberto "Gilly" Tavares has been employed since 2000 and is a well known individual through his many associations with various clubs and organizations.  He is also a very active communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Gilly came to this country in the 60's from St. Michael, Azores.  He worked in manufacturing for many years and finished his career employed by St. Luke's Hospital in housekeeping.  Gilly resides in New Bedford with his wife Maria.  They have a son Stephen his wife Frances "Iliana"and a grandson Nathan.

Gary

Funeral Home Attendant
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Gary Vargas began his employment in 2019.  Gary's main responsibility is driving the family limousine on funerals.  Gary was previously employed by the City of New Bedford in the Fire Department as a Firefighter, retiring after many years of service.  Gary proudly served his country in the U. S. Army.  Gary resides in New Bedford.

Eddie

Funeral Home Attendant
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Eduviges Oliveira began his employment here in 2016.  Eddie is fluent in Portuguese and well known in the community.  Eddie's primary responsibility is assisting on all funerals.  Previously, Eddie was employed for over 40 years in the maintenance department at Cornell Dubilier until his retirement.