NEW BEDFORD: Maria A. (Carvalho) Cabral, 78, of New Bedford, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Joao P. Cabral.
She was born in Arrifes, St. Miguel, Azores to the late Antonio Carvalho and Maria C. (Camara) Carvalho. A communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. She was formerly employed as a stitcher at local Textile Industries, after a retirement.
She is survived by two sons Joao Cabral and Raul Cabral, both of New Bedford; a daughter Anna Cabral of New Bedford; two brothers Joao Carvalho of New Bedford and Jose Carvalho of St. Miguel; three sisters Flaviana Mendes, Maria Flor and Valentina Santos all of New Bedford. Also survived by six grandchildren Destiny, Anthony, Jacob, Emma, Jayson and Abby; one great-granddaughter.
She was the mother of the late Luis Cabral and sister of the late Olga Silvestre.
Visiting hours will be Friday, December 06, 2019 from 5 to 8 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. 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 on the website; www.cabralbaylies.com.
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