Maria Alice Barth, 57, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Morton Hospital after her courageous battle with cancer.
Maria was born in Cedros, Flores, Azores, daughter of the late Jose Constantino de Sousa and Maria Avelina (de Freitas) Andrade.
She worked for Texas Instruments as a lead operator for 25 years after which she was central storeroom lead for Quad Graphics. Maria enjoyed the simple things in life, spending time with family, especially on holidays, she loved her dogs, and a smile from a stranger could warm her heart.
She is survived by her long time loyal companion Michael Matthews of Taunton; two daughters, Jessica Reilly and her husband Kevin of Rochester, MA and Melanie Pereira of Taunton; a son, Jason Reis of Taunton; a sister, Avelina Correia and her husband Dinis; three brothers, Joseph H. Sousa, Constantino Sousa, and Jose F. Sousa; eight grandchildren, Jaylah and Maddox Chaves, Lucas and Aidan Reis, Ariana and Khaeden Reilly, and Jack and Maverick McCarthy. She was also sister to the late Nelson Andrade.
A time of visitation will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017, from 9:00 to 10:00 am, at Crapo Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, MA, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Annunciation of the Lord Church 31 First Street, Taunton, at 11:00am. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Maria's memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
DEC 22. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780
DEC 22. 11:00 AM (EST)
Annunciation of the Lord Church
31 First Street
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