Marie (Krawetz) Ferreira, 82, of Fall River, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the Catholic Memorial Nursing Home, in Fall River, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late James "Skippy" Ferreira.
Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Philip and Mary (Zakalek) Krawetz. She was a resident of Fall River, MA all her life. Mrs. Ferreira was formerly employed by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co for 36 years retiring in 1996. Through Metropolitan Life she was also associated with William T. Durkin and Associates of Fall River. A graduate of B.M.C Durfee High School, class of 1954, she was active on its reunion committee. She was a life long parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church and a member of it's women's guild.
She is survived by two sons, James A. Ferreira from Naples, FL and David M. Ferreira from Fall River, MA; a daughter, Mary Jo (Ferreira) Finley of San Diego, CA. She leaves 5 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 1 great grandson, 3 great granddaughters and many loving nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Ann Astle, Sophie Barboza, Rose Devol, Kada Bernard, Helen Rogers, Tessie Botelho, and one brother Michael Krawetz.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018, from 4-7pm, in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River. A Mass of Christian burial for Marie will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 9:30am, in the Margaret Mary Chapel at the Catholic Memorial Home, 2446 Highland Ave., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Fall River.
Memorial donations in her memory can be made to St. Anthony Bread for the Poor Franciscan Charities, 3140 Meramee St., Saint Louis, MO 63118-9968.
AUG 31. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720
SEP 1. 9:30 AM (EDT)
Margaret Mary Chapel, at the Catholic Memorial Home
2446 Highland Ave.
Fall River, MA
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