Irene (Goncalves) Almas

August 5, 1928 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 93)


NEW BEDFORD: Irene (Goncalves Almas, 93, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jose Almas.

She was the daughter of the late Francisco and Angelina (Simas) Goncalves.  She was the mother of the late Val and Marcelino Almas.  She was the sister of the late Maria, Leonel, Ernesto, Germana and Jeremias Goncalves. Born in Vila de Nordeste, São Miguel. Açores and lived in the city of New Bedford for 55 years.  A communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church.  
She is survived by her granddaughter Kimberly Almas and two great grandchildren, Devante and Nyalissa Andrade, several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and godchildren.
She enjoyed taking walks and spending time with her family and friends.
Her visiting hours will be on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from 10 AM to 12 Noon at Cabral Baylies Square- Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No Front Street, New Bedford, MA.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass at 12:30 AM in Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, 138 Earle Street, New Bedford, MA.  Interment at St John’s Cemetery.  
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April 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home
512 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

Funeral Mass
April 19, 2022

12:30 PM
Immaculate Conception Church (Earle St, New Bedford)

April 19, 2022

1:00 PM
St. John Cemetery

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