Born in Criciúma, Brazil, Gilson was the son of late Lavino Dias and Ozelia Rabello.
He is survived by his loving wife, Evanice Dias, his daughters Stephani and Jessica, his oldest son Gilson of Brazil, brothers Luiz and Gilberto Dias of Framingham, three sisters Gilda, Marilu, and Conceicao of Brazil, his granddaughter Maria of Brazil and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Dias was a loving husband and father. He was known as a family man along with proud owner of pet dog, Teddy. He enjoyed spending his time with his family over food and conversation.
He had a heart of Gold. He exuded love, laughter, generosity and a unique charisma that has made a lasting impact on many lives. Dias was truly loved by those around him and his presence will be missed tremendously.
Family and friends will honor and remember his life by gathering for visiting hours at the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., Framingham, MA on Monday, March 6, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment will be private.