Albertina R.N. Alcobia

September 12, 1944November 3, 2018

Albertina R.N. (Nunes) Alcobia, age 74, of North Dartmouth, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Manuel N. Alcobia with who she shared 53 years of marriage.

Born in Igreja Nova, Ferreira do Zezere, Portugal, a daughter of the late Domingos and Palmira (Da Costa) Nunes, she was a lifelong area resident.

Albertina worked as a winder for the Acushnet Company for 18 years until her retirement in 1991. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Paula Graca and her husband Mario of N. Dartmouth, Margarida Sofia Freitas and her companion Timothy Cobb of Acushnet and Doreen Alcobia and her companion Miguel Alves of Somerset; six grandchildren, Lukas Freitas and his companion Jandira De Pina, Katiya Graca, Dyanni Freitas, Dylan Almeida, Alex Graca and Ethan Almeida.

Her Funeral will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00AM from the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00AM at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle St., New Bedford. Visiting Hours will be Thursday from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Burial Friday, November 9, 2018

Albertina R.N. Alcobia

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Patty Ellis

November 6, 2018

Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
My deepest sympathy,
Patty Ellis