Irene F. Ponte
January 27, 1925 – March 8, 2019
Irene F. (Furtado) Ponte, age 94, of Swansea, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Clifton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Manuel Ponte. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Manuel R. and Rose (Laranja) Furtado. In addition to being a homemaker, she was a member of the Somerset Garden Club. Mrs. Ponte was artistically talented, enjoyed painting, traveling and going to the casino. She is survived by two sons, Patrick Ponte and his wife Verna of Dighton, Michael M. Ponte and his wife Maureen F. of Swansea; two daughters, Patricia Serodio of Fall River, Pauline Duphily and her husband Rene of Swansea; one sister, Elsie Pesce of Somerset; one brother, Gabriel Furtado and his wife Martha of Somerset and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Ferreira, Manuel and Arthur Furtado. Her Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:00AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 530 Gardners Neck Road, Swansea. Burial private.
- Funeral Mass Monday, March 11, 2019