In loving memory of

Anthony J. Barboza
August 15, 1962 - December 30, 2020

Anthony J. Barboza, husband of Dyan Lehouillier passed away at home after a brief illness on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the age of 58. Born in Taunton he was the son of the late Harry and Dolores (Gonsalves) Barboza. He was a merchant seaman, later working as a cook at several restaurants. Anthony was an avid softball player for many years. He found great pleasure watching his son play sports. He also enjoyed online poker and cards. He also enjoyed singing and would travel to different towns to do karaoke.

He is survived by two sons; Cameron Anderson of Kingston, MA and Anthony Barboza of Taunton, three brothers; Robert Barboza of Florida, Brian Barboza of New Bedford and Scott Barboza of Florida, sister; Arleen (Barboza) Nicholas, several aunts; several nieces and nephews and many cousins. He was also the brother of the late Daniel J. Barboza.

Services have been postponed until further notice. Due to the current pandemic a Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a later date. For directions or to leave an online condolence please visit


Kathleen Burns wrote on Jan 8, 2021:

"Dyan and Anthony, My sympathy for the loss of your husband and father. Sincerely, Ms. Burns"

Mary Ann Crosby wrote on Jan 6, 2021:

"Arleen and family I?m so sorry for your loss."

Scottferreira wrote on Jan 6, 2021:

"Sorry for your loss RIP my friend"

Kelly Alves wrote on Jan 5, 2021:

"My Sincere Condolences go out to the Whole Family whom I known for years .. May all of you find comfort in your memories with Anthony .. I?m so sorry... . Ant, this came to me out of the blue, and I hope it makes you laugh , as it is I?m writing this message .. when I was in the first Miss Taunton Cape Verdean Pageant , and you were my escort, you kept telling everyone you were walking the winner ! ?.. you kept telling me I was winning ! You had me in stitches, and my nerves weren?t as bad after that , until I won! ?.. Thank you so much for that .. May you forever RIP with the other angels ??.. Give Danny Boy, and my brother a hug for me.. ??"