FALL RIVER…Alice Maria Raposo, 93, of Fall River, MA, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Catholic Memorial Home, in Fall River.
Born in Feteiras, St. Michael, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Jose Botelho Raposo and Emma N. (Dos Reis) Raposo.
Mrs. Raposo worked as a Trimmer at Carousel Mfg. Co. for 20 years, before retiring in 1991. She was also a parishioner of Santo Christo Parish and was a member of the Santo Christo Holy Rosary Sodality.
Survivors include her sisters Maria Jose Dias and Maria Isabel Cavaco, both of Fall River; her niece Maria Isabel Brum from Portugal, nephew Joao M. Dias (wife Fernanda) from Fall River and her nieces/godchildren from Fall River, Joana Mateus (husband Nelson) and Maria F. Primo. She is also survived by several grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.
Alice was very smart, having only attended 4th grade she would teach herself high school material in order to be able to tutor her nieces and nephew. She was very nurturing, loved to crochet and was an animal lover.
Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Monday, November 9, 2020 at 9:30 AM from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 215 Columbia St. Fall River, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at Santo Christo Parish, Columbia St. Fall River, MA. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Calling hours will be held Monday from 8 – 9:30 am, prior to Mass.
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