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Angela L. (Cruz) Beavers

February 4, 1944 — October 21, 2021

Apex, NC

APEX, NC… Angela Linda Cruz Beavers, age 77 passed away peacefully in her home in Apex, NC, on Thursday, October 21st. Larry, her beloved husband of 54 years was, as always, by her side. Born on February 4th, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Angela Cruz.  Angela was born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts and graduated from Durfee High School, Nyack College and Roger Williams University. After graduating college, she dedicated her career to education, serving as an elementary school teacher for more than 40 years.

Angela had a gift and passion for music and was an active member of her school, church and community choirs.  She was most recently a proud member of the Greater Tiverton Community Chorus before moving to North Carolina. Angela had many hobbies. She loved collecting antiques, cross-stitching, quilting, reading, playing games, and jewelry-making.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Louisa Cruz. Angela is survived by her husband Larry, her three daughters; Laura Speer of Baltimore MD, Jennifer Marshall (and husband Bob) of Fall River MA, and Emily Herndon (and husband Jim) of Apex, NC; grandchildren Taylor Marshall of Owings Mills, MD, Maddie and Caroline Herndon of Apex, NC and great grandson Oliver Murray of Owings Mills MD.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Angela’s honor to the Senior Community Care of NC PACE, 4022 Stirrup Creek Drive, Suite 315, Durham, NC  27703 https://seniorcommunitycarenc.org

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Angela’s life with us on Saturday, October 30th, at 11AM at the Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 South Main St, Fall River, MA 02724. Calling hours will be held from 9 - 11 AM, prior to the service. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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