FALL RIVER… Maria J. (Daniel) Paiva, 86, of Fall River passed away March 13, 2019 at her home.
She was the widow of Manuel G. Paiva.
Born in Rabo de Peixe, St. Michael, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Dina (Oliveira) Daniel.
Mrs. Paiva was a communicant of Santo Christo Church, Fall River. She had been the Co-Owner of the former Paiva’s Fish Market and had worked for many years as a Machine Operator for the former Pilgrim Curtain and Chesterfield Manufacturing.
Survivors include her daughters: Filomena Ventura of Fall River, Dina Mello and her husband George of New Bedford and Natalie Thibault and her husband Kevin of Fall River; her grandchildren: Neil, Kendra, Marshall and Daniel; and her great grandson: Kane.
Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Tuesday, March 19th at 8 AM from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 215 Columbia ST. Fall River, MA 02721 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St. Fall River. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4 – 7 PM.