Rock Funeral Home

1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA


Noemia Parent

July 23, 1949March 14, 2020

Noemia (Filipe) Parent, 70, of Fairhaven passed away at her residence with her family by her side after a long illness.

Born in the Acores Portugal, a daughter of the late Eduino and Maria (Amaral) Filip she came to America in January 1960 and she remained in Fairhaven for most of her life.

Noemia worked as a cashier at Molly’s Convenience store and previously had worked as a hairdresser. She enjoyed quahogging, was an avid gardener and was a phenomenal cook. Noemia could do anything she put her mind to, including building a fish pond in her back yard. She also liked to provide to those in need by knitting hats and scarves for the homeless and preemie babies. Noemia always had a love for cats but her number one love of her life was her grandson, Mason.

She is survived by a daughter, Penny Simoes of Fairhaven; a brother, Antone Filipe of Acushnet, a sister, Eduina Butts of Fairhaven, and her pride and joy, a grandson, Mason.

Her memorial visitation will be held at a later date in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745. For online tribute/directions www.rock-funeralhome.com.


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Noemia Parent

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