OBITUARY

Esperanca P. Gouveia

June 11, 1932August 31, 2020

Esperanca (Pacheco) Gouveia, age 88, of Fall River, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Fall River HealthCare. She was the wife of the late Jeremias Dos Santos Raposo and the late Aureliano Botelho De Sousa.

Born in Rabo de Peixe, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Antonio P. Gouveia and Escolastica (Pacheco) Gouveia.

She leaves 8 daughters and 1 son; Jeremia Raposo, Conceicao Raposo, Yvonne Flanagan (Sean), Luisa Nave (Victor), Fernanda DaSilva (Sam), Maria Jose Reveredo (Henry), Carlos Raposo (Gloria), Aureliana Sousa and Maria Fatima Biggs (Russell), as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Mario Jose, Carlinha, Raquel, Fernando, Tiffany, Joshua, Paul, Jennifer, Justin, Veronica, Vanessa, Crystal, Melissa, Tiarra and Alyssa; Christian, Savannah, Elyse, Elijah, Sarah, Ryan, Isaac, Nathan, Trinity and Ellie.

She loved the outdoors, the ocean and socializing with anyone and everyone as well as spreading the word of God. She was energetic, loved playing her tambourine and singing praises to Jesus. She loved spending time with her family and bringing them together.

Esperanca’s visitation will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter Street, Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Due to current occupancy restrictions, please be mindful that guests may have to wait outside while others pay their respects. Her funeral service will be private for immediate family. Burial will be held in Nathan Slade Cemetery, Somerset.

  • FAMILY

  • The late Jeremias Dos Santos Raposo, Husband
  • The late Aureliano Botelho De Sousa, Husband
  • The late Antonio P. Gouveia and Escolastica (Pacheco) Gouveia, Parents
  • She leaves 8 daughters and 1 son; Jeremia Raposo, Conceicao Raposo, Yvonne Flanagan (Sean), Luisa Nave (Victor), Fernanda DaSilva (Sam), Maria Jose Reveredo (Henry), Carlos Raposo (Gloria), Aureliana Sousa and Maria Fatima Biggs (Russell), as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Mario Jose, Carlinha, Raquel, Fernando, Tiffany, Joshua, Paul, Jennifer, Justin, Veronica, Vanessa, Crystal, Melissa, Tiarra and Alyssa; Christian, Savannah, Elyse, Elijah, Sarah, Ryan, Isaac, Nathan, Trinity and Ellie.

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PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 5, 2020

  • Burial

    Saturday, September 5, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Funeral

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Veronica Raposo

September 5, 2020

I love you vavo with all my heart. May you rest in peace and fly with the angels up above. You're in the arms with the Lord. I will cherish all the little memories I've had with you. Love you always. Xoxo

Joshua Carreiro

September 4, 2020

My grandmother Esperanca was a wonderful woman who was strong in her faith. I will miss her smile and hearing her play her tambourine.

~ Joshua Lazarus Carreiro

Elizabeth Carreiro

September 4, 2020

Vavo Esperanca, You were always so kind to me and welcoming from the very beginning. We love and will miss you. May you Rest In Peace now with our Lord Jesus.
Elizabeth Carreiro

Yvonne Flanagan

September 4, 2020

My sweetheart mom that I miss and love very much loved visiting us in Florida . Your favorite place that you liked was the Holy Land .. right know you are walking in the streets of gold in heaven!

Vanessa Raposo

September 4, 2020

We love you vavo. You were always so happy and kind and always singing. That’s how I will always remember you

Angel Angel

September 3, 2020

I am the Angel that went to heaven on Monday. You know who I am
This is written for you all.

Margarida DaSilva

September 3, 2020

Osorio DaSilva

September 3, 2020

Henrique Revoredo

September 3, 2020

To my Mother-in-law ( Mom )
I miss you, and love you

Gloria Raposo

September 3, 2020

Mother-in-law ( Mom )
You will be in my heart forever
I love you, and I always will.

FROM THE FAMILY

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