Dorothy May Ferreira

October 23, 1924March 12, 2019

Dorothy May Ferreira, age 94 of New Bedford, passed away peacefully in Care One of New Bedford. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lena (Charlabois) Ferreira.

She was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. Dorothy was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School, class of 1942. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed volunteering at St. Killian’s Church, bingo and puzzles. Dorothy was the recipient of the Marion Medal.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol Cornell of Freetown and Nancy Blackburn of Alaska; a sister, Arlene Carrier of New Hampshire; eight grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph, Anthony and Albert Ferreira, Irene Belliveau and Priscilla Mello

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745. Burial in St. John’s Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be Sunday 4-7 p.m. To leave a note of condolence:


  • Visitation Sunday, March 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Burial Monday, March 18, 2019

Dorothy May Ferreira

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Jane Barros

March 13, 2019

Nancy I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. My Deepest sympathies. I think of you often. I pray that you and doing well. Cathy if possible please call me I would love to hear how everyone is doing. Love you all . You can reach me at 508-287-3993 cell or 508-996-0512 house. . Jane Barros Billy's sister.