Carol A. (Romano) Benevides

September 6, 2019


Carol A. (Romano) Benevides, 77, of Fall River, passed away on. Friday, September 6, 2019, at Charlton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of 58 years to William Benevides. Carol was born in Fall River; the daughter of the late Omar and Elsie (Bettencourt) Romano.

Carol graduated from BMC Durfee High School. She worked for Borden and Remington as an administrative assistant before retirement. Carol was a communicant at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Fall River. She loved knitting, and even tailored her own clothes. Carol enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, and volunteered her time as a literacy tutor and at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

Survivors besides her husband are a daughter; Karen Harrison of Fall River, two sons; Scott Benevides and his wife Jennifer of South Portland, ME, and Brian Benevides and his wife Carrie of Swansea; a brother James Romano of Berkley; grandchildren Nathan, Josh, Jonathan, Rachel, Erik, Ethan and Cole, a great-granddaughter Lillian; and many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 9am, in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St, Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am, in the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Spring Street, Fall River. Burial to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River.

Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Memorial Donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148

Calling Hours

SEP 12. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Funeral Service

SEP 13. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Funeral Mass

SEP 13. 10:00 AM

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption
327 Second Street
Fall River, MA


SEP 13 (EDT)

St. Patrick's Cemetery
2233 Robeson St.
Fall River, MA

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