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Maria G. Freitas

November 1, 1931March 21, 2021

Maria “Georgie” (Pereira) Freitas, 89, of New Bedford passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 after a brief illness with her family at her side. She was the devoted and loving wife of the late Domingos “Dom” Freitas whom she married June 22, 1957.

Born in Lisbon Portugal, a daughter of the late Antonio and Erminia “Amy” (Mello) Pereira, she lived most of her life in New Bedford. She attended St. Mary’s Church, New Bedford.

Mrs. Freitas worked as a solderer at Cornell Dubilier and Michael Company. In her spare time, Georgie enjoyed doing crafts like crocheting baby blankets, baking and spending time with her dear sister-in-law, Linda Camara. She was fun loving and always with a smile.

She is survived by a son, Donald Freitas of CA; a granddaughter, Tiffany Rosenberg of CA; her brother, Angelo Pereira and his wife Lillian of CA, her sister-in-law, Laurinda “Linda” Camara of Acushnet; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Ida Azevedo.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her niece, Kathleen Leidhold and all the nurses on Crapo at St. Luke’s Hospital for their care and compassion.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, April 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Massachusetts National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Social distancing and facial masks must be worn at all times. For online tribute: www.rock-funeralhome.com.

Services

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Burial

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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