Maria Celeste Chaves

April 11, 2018


Maria Celeste Chaves, 67, passed away at home, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born in Faial, Azores, daughter of the late Francisco and Delfina Peixoto.

Maria worked for Foxboro Company for 42 years primarily as a circuit board assembler. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially loved time with her grandchildren. Maria also loved to travel to visit with family and enjoyed her exercise routine.

Maria is survived by her husband of 46 years, Joseph Gilberto Chaves; her son, Derek Chaves and his wife Kelly of East Greenwich, RI: her two grandchildren, Ralston and Bentley; a sister, Maria O. Correia; and a brother, Joseph Peixoto.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 4-7pm, in the Crapo Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, MA.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 9am, in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10am, in Annunciation of the Lord Church, First Street, Taunton. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling Hours

APR 18. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Service

APR 19. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

APR 19. 10:00 AM (EDT)

Annunciation of the Lord Church
31 First Street
Taunton, MA

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