NEW BEDFORD — Paul C. Pimental, 86, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at home. He was the son of the late Paul F. and Nancy (Santos) Pimental and former husband of Rosalie (Roshur) Pimental. Born in New Bedford, he was a lifelong resident. Mr. Pimental was self-employed as a contractor until his retirement.

His family includes his former wife; 2 sons, Richard M. Pimental of Acushnet and Mark C. Pimental of New Bedford; 2 daughters, Nancy "Julie" DeMello and Paula Mendes, both of New Bedford; 1 sister, Dorothy "Dolly" Pina of New Bedford; 6 grandchildren and 2 nieces.

Visiting hours are omitted. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 24, 2014 at 11:00 in Our Lady Of The Assumption Church. Please do not send flowers. Donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford. For online guestbook, please visit