Gilbert R. Andrade, 77, of Fairhaven, passed away after a long illness on June 13, 2012. He was the husband of the late Irene (Levesque) Andrade and loving companion of Barbara Jacobs of Fairhaven.
Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Joseph and Frances Andrade, he was a longtime resident of Fairhaven. He served in the United States Army.
Gilbert worked as a machinist for Cornell Dubilier and JC Rhodes until his retirement.
His interests included golfing and playing cards.
Surviving in addition to his loving companion, Barbara Jacobs are his best friends, Robert and Beverly Rock of Fairhaven. He was the brother of the late Joseph and Janice Andrade.
Private services are in the care of the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For online tributes please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com