OBITUARY

Jorge M. Correia

June 5, 1930March 3, 2018

Jorge M. Correia, 87, of New Bedford passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Fredette) Correia. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Tiago and Evangeline (Ventura) Correia he was a lifelong resident and a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.

Jorge graduated from New Bedford High School and later graduated from New England College of Pharmacy. He also served in the National Guard. Mr. Correia owned and operated Family Pharmacy in New Bedford for 45 years before retiring in 1996.

Mr. Correia was a member of the Greater New Bedford Pharmaceutical Association. He enjoyed bowling, golf, tennis, and enjoyed coaching youth sports.

He is survived by three sons, Michael J. Correia and his wife Judy, Steven P. Correia and his husband Mark Tarone of Folsom, PA, and Mark D. Correia and his wife Joyce of E. Greenwich, RI; a daughter, Sandra J. Correia of Boynton Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Michael, Kerry, Jamie, Kyler, Kassi, and Chase; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Paul M. Correia.

His funeral will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9 am from the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or www.jimmyfund.org. For online tribute/directions www.rock-funeralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • The late Tiago Mendes Correia, Father
  • The late Evangeline (Ventura) Correia, Mother
  • The late Joyce Ann (Fredette) Correia, Wife
  • Michael J. Correia & his wife Judy, Son
  • Steven P. Correia & his husband Mark Tarone, Son
  • Mark D. Correia & his wife Joyce, Son
  • Sandra J. Correia, Daughter
  • He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kristin, Michael, Kerry, Jamie, Kyler, Kassi, and Chase; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Paul M. Correia.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Funeral Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Burial Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Jorge M. Correia

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Joann Treacy

March 21, 2018

I have fond memories of going for ice cream treats in the 1960s with my Uncle Jack. We would walk up from Park St. This was a much respected man in the New Bedford community. God Bless.

Pam Vasques

March 5, 2018

Sorry for your loss. May you find peace at this difficult time.

Ron Fortin

March 4, 2018

Kathy and I would like to convey our deepest sympathies to the Correia family for their loss, our thoughts are with you during this difficult time...

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Jorge M. Correia, 87, of New Bedford passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Fredette) Correia.
Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Tiago and Evangeline (Ventura) Correia he was a lifelong resident and a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.

Jorge graduated from New Bedford High School and later graduated from New England College of Pharmacy. He also served in the National Guard. Mr. Correia owned and operated Family Pharmacy in New Bedford for 45 years before retiring in 1996.

Mr. Correia was a member of the Greater New Bedford Pharmaceutical Association. He enjoyed bowling, golf, tennis, and enjoyed coaching youth sports.

He is survived by three sons, Michael J. Correia and his wife Judy, Steven P. Correia and his husband Mark Tarone of Folsom, PA, and Mark D. Correia and his wife Joyce of E. Greenwich, RI; a daughter, Sandra J. Correia of Boynton Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Michael, Kerry, Jamie, Kyler, Kassi, and Chase; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Paul M. Correia.

His funeral will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9 am from the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or www.jimmyfund.org. For online tribute/directions www.rock-funeralhome.com.