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Rosa Borges

d. July 7, 2024

Rosa da Gloria (Pereira) Borges, 91, of Fall River, passed away July 7, 2024 at home, surrounded by her family.

    She was the widow of the late Antonio Borges.

    Born in St. Michael, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Manuel Caetano Pereira and Matilda de Arruda Terceira.

    Prior to retiring, Rosa worked as a machine operator for several local mills and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers, cooking, and, most of all, she loved to sing and dance.

    Survivors include her children Maria Guiomar, Antonio Borges, Jorge Borges, Eduardo Borges, Joseph M. Borges, Marcelino Borges, Carlos Borges, Alfonso Borges, and Goretta Borges; her sister Teresa De Costa; 19 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings Joao Pereira and Maria Farias.

    Her funeral will be held Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9 AM from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 215 Columbia St., Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St., Fall River. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours will be held Wednesday night from 6 – 8 PM.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oliveria Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service - Columbia

215 Columbia Street, Fall River, MA 02721

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

Oliveria Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service - Columbia

215 Columbia Street, Fall River, MA 02721

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Mass

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Santo Christo Church (Columbia St. Fall River, MA)

185 Canal Street, Fall River, MA 02721

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