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Elizabeth L. Viveiros

October 15, 1921July 5, 2019

Elizabeth L. “Betty” (Hammond) Viveiros, 97, of Fairhaven, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Ernest Viveiros who passed away in 1998.

Born in Fairhaven and a lifelong resident, she was a daughter of the late Ernest P. Hammond, Sr. and Maude E. (Smith) Hammond.

Mrs. Viveiros had worked at the Acushnet Company for 23 years until her retirement in 1970. In earlier years, she was a member of the Massachusetts Women’s Corps during World War II, who worked with the National Guard.

Betty loved cooking, baking, embroidery and enjoyed entertaining with her lady friends.

She is survived by her son, Ronald Hammond and his wife Sandra of Fairhaven; her sister, Marilyn L. Rego of Acushnet; two grandchildren, Keith Hammond and his wife Leslie of Ohio and Ronna Lima and her husband Nelson of Fairhaven; four great-grandchildren, Adam and Alexandra Lima of Fairhaven and Brady and Ryan Hammond of Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Henry B. Hammond, Ernest P. Hammond, Jr., Norman P. Hammond, Richard E. Hammond, Henrietta A. Costa, Robert H. Hammond and Grace A. Medeiros.

Her Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Fairhaven Animal Shelter, 200 Bridge St., Fairhaven, MA 02719. For online tributes please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com


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Paul O'Neil

July 11, 2019

Betty was one of my favorites at the Acushnet Wesley United Methodist Church. I would go over and visit her on my motor scooter where we would sit at her kitchen table and watch the cows. Sometimes I would go over and watch the Patriots game with her. When she knew I was coming, she would bake some kind of apple tart. I will never forget the love and devotion she had for her brother Henry. When he was in the nursing home, she would bring over a coffee frappe and they would watch the football game together. She had a deep love for all of her brothers and sisters. I last spoke to Betty on Christmas Eve and we reminisced about her life.

Linda J. Hammond

July 9, 2019

Cousin Ronnie and family, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. Prayers to all. Love you.

Lizbeth Morse

July 8, 2019

I don't know what I'll do without Betty-she was like my 2nd mom. She was my mother's best friend where they both worked at the Acushnet Process & mine. Even though I live in Florida I talked to Betty constantly. Her advise was always spot on & her love for Tom Brady & the Patroits knew no bounds. She loved her football. In fact as an infant she took me to see semi-pro ball where I used to live (Acushnet). I'll miss her everyday.

Lizbeth Morse
Clearwater, Fl.