NEW BEDFORD: Ildeberta (Teixeira) Rocha, 94, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Teodomiro Rocha.
She was born in Feteira Pequena, Nordeste, St. Michael, Azores to the late Joao Barbosa and Maria Jose (Duarte) Barbosa. A parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church, and formerly employed as a Seamstress at the former Alco Dress, until her retirement.
She leaves behind a son Jose Rocha and his wife Berta of Acushnet, two daughters Deolinda Amaral and her companion Armenio, Connie Almeida and her husband Carlos both of New Bedford, two brothers Manuel Teixeira, Jeremias Teixeira both of New Bedford, seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Antonio Cabral and Jose Barbosa.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 5 to 7 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street , New Bedford. Please be advised that 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 any close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects and depart to allow the next guest 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 Thursday, May 20 at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Everyone must wear a face-covering. Interment at St. John Cemetery,
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