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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dorothy Aguiar Obituary

Dorothy (Moniz) Aguiar, 83, of Fall River, died Saturday at Southpointe Rehab. and Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Manuel Aguiar, Jr.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Joao and Carolina (Silva) Moniz, she lived in Fall River for most of her life.

Mrs. Aguiar worked as a seamstress and floor lady for Soloff and Sons for 21 years, later she worked as a floor lady for River Falls Manufacturing retiring in 1999.

She was a member of the Liberal Club Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the former St. Elizabeth’s Church Ladies Guild and its Holy Rosary Society.

She enjoyed dancing, bingo and watching old movies.

She is survived by a son, Edward Aguiar and his wife Shirley of Fall River, MA, 6 grandchildren, a great-grandchild, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews, she also leaves her friend Ronald Costa. She was the mother of the late Manuel Aguiar and George Aguiar and sister of the late Mary Moniz-Botelho.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Oliveira Funeral Home 2064 South Main St. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church. Interment in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 5 – 8 p.m.
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Published online on 7/26/2010.