Gertrude C. Deda(1923 - 2018)

Gertrude C. Deda, 95 passed away to her eternal life on August 28, 2018 in Lady Lake FL. Born in Fall River, Gertrude was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Farrell. She was the wife of the late John C. Deda. Gertrude is survived by her two daughters: Jo-Ann Carr (husband Robert) of Fall River and Judith McKane (comp- anion Lou Coyne) of Lady Lake Florida. She was also the mother of the late Joyce Deda. She also leaves five grand- children: Karen Elumba and Michael Carr of Fall River and Robert McKane of Westport, Lisa McKane of New Bedford, and Cristin Carr of Framingham. She also leaves seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Gertrude spent most of her life living and working in Fall River. She worked many years for Bristol Knit and later for the Fall River School Dept as a cafeteria worker. Gertrudes zest for life was an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be sadly missed by her family. Her Funeral will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Marys Cathedral, Spring St., Fall River. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions in her honor may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Burial in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. For tributes or directions: www.waring-sullivan.com.

Funeral Home

Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place
178 Winter Street Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 676-1933
Published in The Herald News on Sept. 4, 2018