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Maria P. Miranda

November 01, 2017

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Maria P. Miranda, 74, formerly of Fall River, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. She was the wife of John Miranda, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.

Maria was born in Mosteiros, Portugal and was a daughter of the late John and Diamantina (Camara) Pavao.

Maria was a Communicant of St. Patrick Church, in Somerse,t and was employed at the former Doward Mill and and Data Packaging for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and family trips to New Hampshire. Most of all, her time spent with her family brought her the greatest joy in life. 

She is survived by her children, John Miranda Jr. and his wife Maria of Somerset, Dennis Miranda of E. Greenwich, RI  and Ann Gosson and her husband Richard of Berkley; brothers, John Pavao Jr and his wife Judy of Fl, and Joesph Pavao and his wife Terry of Bristol, RI; sister, Lurdes Monte and her husband Joseph of Swansea; sister-in-law Ana Pavao of Rehoboth; grandchildren, Richard A. Gosson III, Brandon Miranda, Shawn DeOliveira and Brittney Miranda and her wife Ashleigh; great-grandchildren, Hunter and Melia and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Manuel Pavao.


Funeral Information

Her funeral will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 9am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, in St. Patrick Church, 306 S. St,. Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. 

Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017, from 1-5pm, in the funeral home.



Visitation:  Hathaway Community Home

Service:  St. Pat's Somerset

Maria P. Miranda

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