Maria J. Fernandes(1917 - 2018)

Maria J. (Mateus) Fernandes, 101, of Fall River passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Catholic Memorial Home. She was the widow of Manuel J. Fernandes. Born in Mosteiros, St. Michael, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Manuel F. and Maria dos Anjos (Medeiros) Mateus. Mrs. Fernandes was a communicant of Santo Christo Church, Fall River and was a member of U.N.I.T.E. She had worked as a Machine Operator in the local garment industry for 18 years. Survivors include her son: Manuel F. Fernandes of Westport; her daughter: Mary-Jo Norman of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Louis Fernandes and sister of the late Francisca Sousa, Manuel F. Mateus, Francisco Mateus, Jose Mateus, Joao Mateus, Serafim Mateus, Conceicao Camara, Guilhermina Mateus, Luis Mateus and Francisca Mateus. Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 7:45 AM from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 215 Columbia St. Fall River followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 8:45 AM at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St., Fall River. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours will be held Friday from 6-9 PM. www.Oliveira FuneralHomes.com.

Funeral Home

Oliveira Funeral Homes, Inc.
215 Columbia St Fall River, MA 02724-0323
(508) 672-4768
Published in The Herald News on Sept. 6, 2018