Filomena Maria (Alexandre) Torres

Born: Mon., Jun. 12, 1950
Died: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 02, 2018
Location: Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

9:00 AM Sat., Mar. 03, 2018
Location: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church

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NEW BEDFORD: Filomena Maria (Alexandre) Torres, 67, passed away at home on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of 49 years to Arthur M. Torres.

She was born in Fenais D'Ajuda, St. Michael, Azores to the late Manuel S. and Ilda S. (Alexandre) Ponte. A communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, and formerly employed as a housekeeper at St. Luke's Hospital, until her retirement.

She is survived by her husband of New Bedford, a son Arthur M. Torres and his wife Cara of New Bedford, a daughter Michelle Torres of New Bedford, three brothers Jaime da Ponte, Manuel da Ponte both of St. Michael, and Mario da Ponte of Canada, four sisters Alice Barbosa, Ilda Pacheco both of St. Michael, Luisa Isabel Sousa of Acushnet, and Ana Maria Soares of New Bedford. Also survived by four grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be Friday, March 2, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral on Saturday at 8 AM at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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Maria Reidy
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
Arthur and Elizabeth,
I am so so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time and sending you lots of hugs and kisses!! I am here if you need anything.

Lots of Love,
Maria Reidy

Tony Ferro
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018

The Color of Memories Table Arrangement was sent by Stephanie Sousa .

sally and lynn
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
We are so sorry for your family's loss. We will always love Mrs.Torres. with deepest sympathy, Sally and Lynn SCVNA

Ann Goulart
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
Dear Ana,
My condolences to you and your family on the loss of such a sweet lady.

Eileen Connor
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
Dear Ana and Torres family,

Filomena will be missed by many . She was a wonderful
lady. Always had a smile and a happy thought to share with
you ! I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. May
all the wonderful memories help you during this differcult time.

Rest In Peace Filomena . Love Eileen

Erica and John Thomas
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
We send our sincere condolences to the entire family. Filomena was a true angel on earth. She was the first person I ever allowed to babysit my now 20 year old daughter. She exuded love, kindness and humanity. You will be missed

Rolande T. Ogden
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
Dear Arthur, Ana, and Elizabeth , my heart is hurting with your loss. Please know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Ana my friend, please stay strong. She is at peace. She fought a good fight. Now may she rest and watch over everyone. It was a pleasure spending time with her ,and being part of the family.