Lorraine Cordeiro

March 1, 1931January 5, 2013

Lorraine (Pavao) Cordeiro, age 81, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of the late Dennis Cordeiro.

Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Joseph Pavao and Mary (Cordeiro) Pavao. She was a communicant of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish at Holy Cross Church and was employed as a supervisor at the former Anderson-Little Company for 45 years until its closing.

Surviving: one daughter; Yvonne D. Neville and her husband Michael T. of Somerset, two grandchildren; Erik Neville and his wife Valerie and Kristin Smith and her husband Kyle, two great grandchildren; Chase Smith and Lexie Neville and several nieces and nephews. Sister of the late Mary Souza, Emmy Oliveira, Adeline Grace and Alice Souza.

Her funeral will take place on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 9AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St., Fall River followed by a funeral mass at 10AM in Sts. Peter and Paul Parish at Holy Cross Church, 47 Pulaski St., Fall River. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 4PM-7PM.



  • Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, January 10, 2013


  • Burial

Lorraine Cordeiro

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January 9, 2013

Yvonne, Mike and family,

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. May your memories comfort you during this difficult time.

Butch and Pat