OBITUARY

Irene Pittsley

September 11, 1926February 5, 2019
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Irene (Souza) Ferreira Pittsley, age 92 of New Bedford, passed away in St. Luke’s Hospital on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. She was the wife of Hollus Pittsley to who she had been happily married for 44 years and late Arsenio Ferreira Jr.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Joaquin and Inez (Cosme) Souza, she was a lifelong city resident. She attended New Bedford Vocational High School and was a homemaker. Irene loved her family, enjoyed bowling with the Wicked Woman up until she turned 87 years old, she also enjoyed gardening and puzzles.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Linda Rodriques and her partner Dennis Mazzuchelli of New Bedford, Cindy Ferreira and her wife Belinda Sherman of New Bedford and Kathy Chabot and her husband Brian of Acushnet; a stepson, Hollus Pittsley, Jr. and his partner Kim Ivey of MI; a sister, Virginia Souza Randolph of TX; six grandchildren Scott Klein, Deanne Marshall, Jodi Rodriques, Samantha Morgan and her wife Ashley, Mack Chabot and Molly Chabot and nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Sally Cormier.

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:30AM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Burial on Monday in St. John’s Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

Services

  • Visiting Hours Sunday, February 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Burial Monday, February 11, 2019
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Robin Ray

February 7, 2019

Belinda : My most sincerest condolences to you and your wife's family and friends on the loss of this very special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Godspeed, Mrs. Pittsley. Sleep in Peace.

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Biography

Irene (Souza) Ferreira Pittsley, age 92 of New Bedford, passed away in St. Luke’s Hospital on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. She was the wife of Hollus Pittsley to who she had been happily married for 44 years and late Arsenio Ferreira Jr.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Joaquin and Inez (Cosme) Souza, she was a lifelong city resident. She attended New Bedford Vocational High School and was a homemaker. Irene loved her family, enjoyed bowling with the Wicked Woman up until she turned 87 years old, she also enjoyed gardening and puzzles.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Linda Rodriques and her partner Dennis Mazzuchelli of New Bedford, Cindy Ferreira and her wife Belinda Sherman of New Bedford and Kathy Chabot and her husband Brian of Acushnet; a stepson, Hollus Pittsley, Jr. and his partner Kim Ivey of MI; a sister, Virginia Souza Randolph of TX; six grandchildren Scott Klein, Deanne Marshall, Jodi Rodriques, Samantha Morgan and her wife Ashley, Mack Chabot and Molly Chabot and nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Sally Cormier.

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:30AM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Burial on Monday in St. John’s Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com