Rita (Lacroix) Freitas, age 89, formerly of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Antone Freitas, Jr.
Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Blanchard) Lacroix. She was employed by the former Anderson Little Co. for over 40 years as a sewing machine operator. She also enjoyed going on trips and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Freitas is survived by two daughters, Joyce Kiley of Tiverton and Patty Burns of Swansea; one brother, Raymond Lacroix of Fall River; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late Marie Costa.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013 from 8:30AM to 9:30AM in the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:00AM in the Parish of the Holy Trinity, Stafford Rd., Fall River. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River, MA. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Gifts may be made to Clifton Hospice Services, P.O. Box 25, Somerset, MA 02726.