Fall River

Maria Fonseca Oliveira 7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

View Original NoticeMaria Fonseca Oliveira 7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

FALL RIVER – Maria Fonseca Oliveira, age 78 of Fall River since 1960, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at St. Anne’s Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born in Santa Barbara, São Miguel, Açores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Jose Viveiros Fonseca and Belmira (Barreira) Fonseca, and the beloved wife of the late Jose Carlos Oliveira.

Prior to retiring, Maria worked as a sewing machine operator for Soloff & Sons Mfg. & San Toro Mfg. She was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church, where she was a member of its Holy Rosary Society and a volunteer at the parish feasts and Holy Ghost Feasts. She was also a Eucharistic Minister for Pastoral Care at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her 2 sons: Anthony J. Oliveira (spouse Gilmar Silva) of Raynham and Daniel Oliveira (spouse Kelly) of Westport; her siblings: Mario George Fonseca, Belmira Aguiar, Margaret Borges, Olga Albernaz, & Odilia Farias; 2 grandsons: Jaiden Joseph Oliveira & Noah Joseph Oliveira; & many nieces & nephews. Maria was the sister of the late Joseph, John, & Antonio Fonseca.

Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 1521 N. Main St., Fall River on Monday at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael’s Church at 11:00 A.M. Interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours on Sunday 3-7 P.M.