Mary T. Raposa

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Mary T. Raposa, 92, of Wells, died on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Durgin Pines In Kittery. She was born on February 25, 1922 in Taunton, MA. She was the daughter of Felisberto and Mary Torres. She was a graduate of Taunton High School. She was married to the late James Raposa. They had four children. She left Taunton and moved to Lexington, MA 45 years ago. She was a member of St. Brigids Parish, Lexington, MA, where she was also a member of the sodality. Mary found great solace in her faith, especially to the Blessed Mother as she prayed the rosary every day. She enjoyed working in the garden, walking the beach, finding the perfect shell, crocheting, and knitting. She replaced the show Hit Parade with Dancing With The Stars. Everyone special to her received a crocheted dish cloth. She also crocheted blankets for all her grandchildren and great grandchildren as they were born. She was very proud of all her family. Mary will always continue to watch over her son; Ronald J. Raposa and his wife, Debbie of Arizona; son, Robert F. Raposa and his wife, Diane of Littleton, MA; daughter, Joan Santos of Wells, ME; daughter; and Carol Raposa of Nashua, NH. Her grandchildren are Terri, Kim, Traci, Stacy, Curt, Robin, Melissa, Ashley, Tina and their spouses, Jen, Andy, Corey, Paul, Hal, and Jack. Her great grandchildren are Matthew, Jacob, Tyler, Nicholas, Zachary, Emily, Calvin, and Quinten. Mary is also predeceased by her beloved brothers, Tony, Manny, Phil, Joe, and Charlie. Her sisters, Mary (her namesake) and Evelyn have also gone before her. She is survived by her beloved sisters, Dolores Fernandes, Natalie Gouveia, Nancy Joubert; her sisters-in-laws, Agnes Torres and Betty Torres; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. We would like to thank our extended family at Durgin Pines, Kittery, ME. Moms final journey was filled with laughter, loving care, compassion and kindness during these last six months. She called them all here grandchildren. They made her smile even in the last days of her journey. May God bless them all for taking care of her. Visiting hours will be on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road, Wells, ME. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish/St. Marys Church, 236 Eldridge Road, Wells. Burial will follow in Ocean View Cemetery, Wells. Should friends choose, please consider a donation to the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, PO Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0302 (www.maryknollsociety.org). Mom also saved all of her pennies and ours for the Sodality of Mary. She would also be pleased if you would remember the Sodality in Your church. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road Wells, ME.

Published in The Lexington Minuteman from Mar. 15 to Mar. 22, 2014
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