Eduarda B. (Oliveira) Sousa

Born: Fri., Mar. 28, 1947
Died: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018


Visitation

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
Location: Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home


Funeral Mass

9:00 AM Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Location: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church


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NEW BEDFORD:  Eduarda B. Sousa, 71, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018.
Eduarda was married to her soul mate and best friend, Manuel H. Sousa for 46 years. She was born in Lomba  Sao Pedro, Fenais D’Ajuda, St. Miguel, Azores, and immigrated to New Bedford in 1965. She was the daughter of the late Miguel Oliveira and Maria Regina (Oliveira) Santos.

She was formerly employed as a seamstress at Riverside MFG., until her retirement. Eduarda was a passionate parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church, a member of the Portuguese Prayer Group of her Parish,  Our Lady of Fatima Keepers Group, and the Amalgamated Union.

Her enjoyment came from the laughter and love of raising her three grandchildren and spending time with her sons and daughter-in-laws.

She is survived by her loving husband Manuel of New Bedford, two sons Dennis and his wife Tammy, Keith and his wife Jennifer, both of New Bedford, three grandchildren Amy, Owen and Camden, two sisters Maria Dos Anjos Santos and her husband Jose, and Valentina Miguel, a sister-in-law Maria Farpea and loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was the mother of the late Michelle Sousa, sister of the late Dionisio Oliveira.
The family of Eduarda would like to thank the wonderful nurses and staff at PCU I at St. Luke’s Hospital for their compassion and caring support during their difficult time.

Visiting hours will be Friday, December 21, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 North 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.

Online condolences to the family can be made at www.cabralbaylies.com.
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