Gertrude A. Ferreira

June 1, 1925July 25, 2018

Gertrude A. (Foley) Ferreira, age 93, of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in the Catholic Memorial Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph G. Ferreira.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late William and Anita (Castanguay) Foley, she spent her youth in Fall River and lived in Tiverton for many years before returning back to the city in 2005.

Mrs. Ferreira worked as a Seamstress in the garment industry for many years and as a School Bus Monitor for the Cozy Bus Company.

A communicant of St. Mary’s Cathedral, she was also a communicant of Holy Ghost Church while living in Tiverton. She loved spending time with her family and was truly a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Tiverton Grange and enjoyed going to yard sales.

She is survived by seven children, Gertrude Moniz of North Port, FL, Edward Ferreira and his wife Rose of Tiverton, Beverly Caine and her husband Edward of Fall River, Gayle Hebert and her husband David of Fall River, JoAnn Adams and her husband David of FL, Bruce Ferreira of Fall River, Georgette Cousineau and her husband Rodney of Fuquay Varina, NC, twenty grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Joseph, George and Ronald Ferreira and sister of the late Dorothy Foley and Teresa Labbe.

The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Catholic Memorial Home for their kindness and compassionate care given to Gertrude over the years.

Her Funeral will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Spring St., Fall River. Visiting hours prior to her Funeral Mass from 9:00 to 10:00AM in the Funeral Home. Contributions in her honor may be made to the Catholic Memorial Home Activities Fund, 2446 Highland Ave., Fall River, MA 02720. Burial in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.


  • Catholic Memorial Home


  • Visitation Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Burial Monday, July 30, 2018

Gertrude A. Ferreira

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lee Cabral

July 30, 2018

Memere' you are such a wonderful lady and I am forever grateful to have known you and to have had you as part of my life. Its a sad day for so many people but I'm happy that you finally get to rest in Peace. People like you are special and everyone who knows you knows just what I mean. Thank you for touching my heart and giving me great memories to remember you by forever. ..Love you

Georgette Cousineau

July 29, 2018

My mother will always be remembered as the strongest woman I will ever know. She was always willing to feed the hungry, console the hurt, and show compassion to the broken hearted. She would often tell you her faith in God is what got her through the tough times. May she rest in eternal peace.

Heather Barboza

July 27, 2018

The world lost a true angel on earth from the day I met you you were the sweetest person you were there for me when my baby passed I'll never forget you may you rest in paradise God truly gained an angel