Arminda J. (Teixeira) Marques

December 22, 2018


Arminda J. (Teixeira) Marques, 82, formerly of New Bedford, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth after a long illness. She was the wife of 50 years, to Antonio Marques of New Bedford.

Born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, daughter of the late Jose and Henriqueta (Correia) Teixeira, she came to New Bedford fifty years ago. Arminda had worked as a stitcher at various area clothing manufacturers. She enjoyed reading, sewing and cooking for her family and friends and at the Portuguese American Athletic Club where she and her husband were members.

She is survived by her husband; her daughter, Christy M. Eires and her husband Antonio of Fairhaven; a grandson, Xavier A. Eires of Fairhaven; a brother, Jose Teixeira and his wife Louise of Acushnet; a sister, Teresa Machado of Funchal; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Marques was the grandmother of the late Samuel T. Eires.

Calling hours are Wednesday, December 26, 2018, from 9-11am, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven, with a service at 11am. Cremation will follow and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

Calling Hours

DEC 26. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719


DEC 26. 11:00 AM (EST)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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