Alice (Soares) Medeiros

June 5, 1937 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 83)

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NEW BEDFORD: Alice (Soares) Medeiros, 83, passed away on December 31, 2020, at Oaks Nursing Center, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of Antonio A. Medeiros.

She was born in St. Miguel, Azores to the late Antonio Arruda Viveiros and Alice Viveiros. She is survived by her three sons Antonio V. Medeiros and his fiancee  Joanne McGehee, Horace Medeiros and his wife Maggie Medeiros, and Benny Medeiros and his girlfriend Carrie Mackay.

Alice was the sister of Fernanda Carreiro, Gilbert Arruda and the late Masias Barbosa and Germaine Arruda. She leaves behind seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who was loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed cooking for her family and worked as a stitcher at Cliftex for 25 years.

Alice loved to spend her down time shopping and eating out and she always had a smile on her face with joy in her heart. She will be truly missed.

Visiting hours will be  Thursday, January 07, 2021 from  5 to 7 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford. Please be advise due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are strict guidelines that must be adhered to for the safety of everyone. You MUST wear a face-covering to be allowed to the services. Please practice social distancing and avoid close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects to the family and depart to allow the next guests to enter. Capacity at the funeral home will be limited so there could be wait times outside the funeral home.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass on Friday, January  08, 2021, at  9:00 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Due to the current restrictions, only 70 people are allowed in church at one time. Everyone must WEAR a face-covering. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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January 7, 2021

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home
512 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

Funeral Mass
January 8, 2021

9:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church (Earle St, New Bedford)

January 8, 2021

10:15 AM
Pine Grove Cemetery

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