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1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

OBITUARY

Olga T. Medeiros

August 20, 1945July 23, 2020

Olga Teixeira Medeiros, age 74 of New Bedford, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in her residence with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Joao J. Medeiros.

Born in Funchal, Madeira, she was a daughter of the late Manuel A. and Maria I. (Goncalves) Teixeira and was a longtime resident of New Bedford.

Olga dedicated her life to her family, especially her grandchildren, who were her greatest joy. She was loved and admired by her family for her strength, courage, and faith. When she wasn’t cooking for her family, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. Her family will forever be indebted to her for the kindness she instilled within them.

In addition to her beloved Joao, she is survived by her children, Sandra Dias and her husband Marco of Acushnet, John Medeiros of New Bedford, Anita Pacheco of Acushnet, Rosemary Senra and her husband Joao of Dartmouth and Suzanne Shoesmith and her husband William of Arlington; her siblings, Joao, Isabel, and Bernadette of South Africa and Jose, Conceicao and Fatima of Portugal; her grandchildren, Shawn, Angela, Dylan, Lucas, Isabelle, Lauren, Noah, Olivia, Adrianna and Marley. She was predeceased by her siblings, Louis and Fernanda.

Her loved ones extend a heartfelt Thank you to Dr. Freedman and Jennifer McKenna of Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Dr. Afonso-Fede of Hawthorne Medical.

Olga’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 11:30AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, 136 Earl Street, New Bedford, MA 02746. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial to follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Olga’s honor may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute using the website: http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/goto/olgamedeiros Arrangements are in the care of ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

  • Burial

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Olga Teixeira Medeiros, age 74 of New Bedford, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in her residence with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Joao J. Medeiros. Born in Funchal, Madeira, she was a daughter of the late Manuel A. and Maria I. (Goncalves) Teixeira and was a longtime resident of New Bedford.

Olga dedicated her life to her family, especially her grandchildren, who were her greatest joy. She was loved and admired by her family for her strength, courage, and faith. When she wasn’t cooking for her family, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. Her family will forever be indebted to her for the kindness she instilled within them.

In addition to her beloved Joao, she is survived by her children, Sandra Dias and her husband Marco of Acushnet, John Medeiros of New Bedford, Anita Pacheco of Acushnet, Rosemary Senra and her husband Joao of Dartmouth and Suzanne Shoesmith and her husband William of Arlington; her siblings, Joao, Isabel, and Bernadette of South Africa and Jose, Conceicao and Fatima of Portugal; her grandchildren, Shawn, Angela, Dylan, Lucas, Isabelle, Lauren, Noah, Olivia, Adrianna and Marley. She was predeceased by her siblings, Louis and Fernanda.

Her loved ones extend a heartfelt Thank you to Dr. Freedman and Jennifer McKenna of Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Dr. Afonso-Fede of Hawthorne Medical.

Olga’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 11:30AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, 136 Earl Street, New Bedford, MA 02746. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial to follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Olga’s honor may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute using the website: http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/goto/olgamedeiros Arrangements are in the care of ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

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