Maria Cecilia (Madruga) Fernandes

Born: Sun., Sep. 28, 1930
Died: Thu., May 3, 2018


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., May 06, 2018
Location: Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Mon., May 07, 2018
Location: Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James Church

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NEW BEDFORD: Maria Cecilia (Madruga) Fernandes, 87, passed away Thursday,  May 3, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Francisco Garcia da Silva.

She was born in Lages do Pico, Pico Island, Azores, to the late Manuel Francisco and Cecilia Fontes (Madruga) Fernandes. A communicant of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James Church.

Survivors include a son Manuel Francisco Da Silva of Faial, Azores, a daughter Maria F. Castro of New Bedford, a sister Natalia Fernandes of Azores. Also survived by two grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 3 to 5 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral at 9 AM at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James, 233 County Street, New Bedford. Interment at Rural Cemetery.

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