NEW BEDFORD: Victorina (Tavares) Sousa, 96, passed away on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Horacio M. Sousa.
She was born in Livramento, St. Miguel, Azores to the late Joao P. Tavares and Maria Assuncao (Leite) Tavares. Formerly employed at Calvin and Deerfield Mfg., as a Stitcher, until her retirement, and she was a member of the Amalgamed Union.
She is survived by a son Fernando Sousa of Mattapoisett, several nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Robert Sousa and Horace Sousa. Sister of the late Manuel P. Tavares, Joao P. Tavares, Eduardo P. Tavares, Virginia Tavares and Luisa Tavares.
Her visiting hours will be private for immediate family. A funeral mass will be held Monday, July 13 at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. All are welcome to attend, however due to the current restrictions, only 100 people are allowed in the church at one time, and every one have to wear a face-mask. Interment at St. John Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford.
Online condolences to the family, please visit our website at; www.cabralbaylies.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Victorina (Tavares) Sousa, please visit our floral store.