Audrey (Westgate) Amarante, 76, of New Bedford passed away Friday, August 16, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital, in New Bedford, after a long illness. She was the loving wife of 43 years to John O. Amarante.
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Herbert N. Westgate, Jr. and Edna (Parker) Westgate, she was a lifelong resident and graduate of New Bedford High School and Mass General Hospital School of Nursing. Audrey had worked at St. Luke's Hospital for 31 years as an LPN and volunteered several years after that. She and her husband were members of the Porsche Club of America.
She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Deborah Ball and her husband Jim of Frisco, TX; grandchildren, Katherine Carreiro and her husband Johnathan and Christopher Maguire; a great granddaughter, Julia Carreiro; a brother, Nelson Westgate and his wife Judith of Fairhaven and several nieces and nephews.
In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and private arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.
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