NEW BEDFORD, Tereza de Jesus (Pacheco) Garcia, 91 passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Salvador Fernandes Garcia.
She was born in Povoação, St. Michael, Azores. She resided in New Bedford most of her life and was employed at States Nightwear as a seamstress until her retirement. A communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, a member of the Ladies of the Rosary and Prayer Group.
A kind, loving, dedicated mother who loved her family, friends and touched everyone’s hearts. She will forever be missed.
She is survived by her son’s Jose Garcia and his wife Firmina of Florida, Salvador Garcia and his wife Marina of New Bedford, a daughter Lucia Cambra and her husband Lance of Acushnet. Seven grandchildren: Joe, Katia, Daniel, Allison, Adam, Salvador and Isaac. Several nieces and nephews.
Due to the restrictions her burial will be private for immediate family. A public Memorial Mass will be held at the later date.
Arrangements are by the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford.
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