Lillian C. Ornellas
November 23, 1934 – May 5, 2019
Lillian C. (Brightman) Ornellas, 84, of Acushnet, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford. She was the wife of Joseph Ornellas with whom she shared 63 years of marriage.
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late George and Alma Lillian (Ducharme) Brightman, she had resided in Acushnet for over 54 years.
Mrs. Ornellas enjoyed shopping, country music and dancing. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her children, Deborah Cook of Acushnet, Tommy Ornellas of Germany, Kim Sivertsen of Fall River and Shelly Ornellas of Cranston; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, George Brightman, Joyce Carvalho and Claire Jason.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 2-5 p.m. with a Funeral Service at 5 p.m. in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For online tributes: www.rock-funeralhome.com
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105
- Visiting Hours Saturday, May 11, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019
- Burial Private