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Maria (Machado) Da Costa

December 23, 1922 ~ May 26, 2021 (age 98)

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NEW BEDFORD; Maria (Machado) Da Costa, 98, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Manuel da Costa.

Born in Feteira Grande, Nordeste, St. Miguel, Azores to the late Manuel Machado and Maria P. (Resendes) Machado. She was a parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church. Formerly employed as a Floor Worker at local Textile Industry, until her retirement. She loved to knit and cook, also she  enjoyed spending time with and loved being cared for by her daughter Conceição and her granddaughters Stephanie, Elly & Sandra who weren't only her caregivers but her best friends. She enjoyed eating her favorite foods which include Crabs, yams, Kale soup, cookies and tea. While watching her great grandchildren run around her home.

Survived by three sons, Jose Machado of Fairhaven, Adelino H. Botelho, Dennis Da Costa both of New Bedford, a daughter Maria C. Cabral of New Bedford, eleven grandchildren, twenty two great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.

Her visiting hours will be Monday, May 31, 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 Tuesday, June 01, 2021 at 10:30 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Also everyone MUST wear a face-covering Interment at St. John Cemetery,

Online condolences to the family, please sign the Tribute Wall at our website, www.cabralbaylies.com.

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May 31, 2021

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

Funeral Mass
June 1, 2021

10:30 AM
Immaculate Conception Church (Earle St, New Bedford)

June 1, 2021

11:45 AM
St. John Cemetery, Darmouth

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