Bernice C. (Adams) Moniz

November 17, 2018


Bernice C. (Adams) Moniz, 90, of Fairhaven, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph Moniz.

Born in Jersey City, NY, daughter of the late Peter and Eva (Cardinal) Adams, she grew up in New Bedford and settled in Fairhaven over 70 years ago. Bernice was a graduate of New Bedford High School and was a homemaker and communicant of St. Joseph's Church, in Fairhaven.

Bernice enjoyed spending time with her family and doing crafts such as painting, crocheting and knitting.

She was the mother of Michael Moniz and his companion Susan Barrows of Fairhaven; also survived by two granddaughters, Melissa and Shelley Moniz; a great grandson, Jordan Soares and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Moniz was the sister of the late Kenneth Adams, Pearl Adams and Doris Corey.

In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and private interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, in Mattapoisett.

Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

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