Maria J. (Tavares) Medeiros, 79, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at Brockton Hospital on Sunday, April 14. Born and raised in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, she moved to Stoughton in 1968. Mrs. Medeiros worked at Corcoran Shoe in Stoughton for 23 years and Spoontigues for 17 years before retiring at age 70. She was a member of the Sociedade Filarmonica De Sao Joao and the Portuguese National Club both in Stoughton. She enjoyed trips to casinos, playing cards, gardening and especially spending time with her family. Mrs. Medeiros is survived by her children, Emilia E. Lima of Cumberland, RI, Maria F. Reis of Brockton, Cidalia M. Ribeiro of Stoughton and Jorge M. Medeiros of Wareham. She was the sister of Ilda Mendonca of Stoughton and the late Manuel and Jose Tavares. She was preceded in death by her children, Ilda M. Abreu and Jose M. Medeiros, as well as her former husband, Angelo M. Medeiros. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral was held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte.27), Stoughton on Wednesday, April 17, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours were Tuesday, April 16, from 5 - 8 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Stoughton. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. Farley Funeral Home (781) 344-2676
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Published in The Stoughton Journal from Apr. 15 to Apr. 22, 2013