Carlene M. Tavares, age 63, of Swansea passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 10, 2013. She was the fiancée of the late Gary McMullen.
Born in Fall River a daughter of the late James E. and Margaret P. (Fectaeu) Connors. Carlene was a district manager for Olan Mills Portraits. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas More Church in Somerset, an avid shopper, gambler and had an eye for fashion. She belonged to the Powder Puff Derby Racer at Seekonk Speedway and was a member of the CB Radio Club.
Survivors are 5 daughters Michele August of Fall River, Dawn August of Swansea, Kristy August Lopes of Somerset, Tracy Tavares of Fall River and Lisa August Pacheco of Fall River 1 sister Joan Simmons of Somerset. 8 grandchildren, Heidi, Megan, Ashlee, Codie, Brenda, Cameron, Marissa and Alex, as well as several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Chiquita. She was also the sister of the late James Connors and Joseph "Buddy" Davis
Carlene's funeral will be held on Thursday May 16, 2013 at 9:00 AM from the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Thomas More Church, 386 Luther Avenue, Somerset, MA. Cremation to follow. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00PM.