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Helen M. (Salim) Faris

May 3, 2022

Obituary

Fall River, MA— Helen M. (Salim) Faris, 92, of Fall River, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. She was the wife of the late Michael J. Faris. Helen was born in Rio de Janeiro, the daughter  of the late Miquel and Rosa Salim. She owned and operated the Highland Drug Store and Brow’s Drug Store in Fall River for many years. Helen was active with the Fall River Evening Lioness Club, the Knights of Columbus and was a Charter Member of the Fall River Carousel Lions club. She also was an avid bowler. Mrs. Faris cherished the time she spent with her family and friends. Survivors are her two daughters: Deborah S. Faris and Dorene T. Faris of Fall River; two sons: Michael J. Faris and his wife Mary Beth and John J. Faris and his wife Sondra of Knoxville, TN; six grandchildren: Michael, Matthew (deceased), John Jr., Jay, Jeffrey and Jake; two great grandchildren: James and Luke; two sisters: Lydia Salim and Selma Guimaraes both of Brazil; dear to her heart a special niece Joyce Berube of Portsmouth, RI; along with several other nieces and nephews. Calling Hours for Mrs. Faris will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022 from 4-8pm in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River. Her Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 9am from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of the Divine Liturgy at 10am in Saint Anthony of the Desert Church, 300 North Eastern Ave., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Fall River. In Lieu of Flowers, donations in her memory can be made to either Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Ronald McDonald House 1705 Clinch Avenue., Knoxville, TN 37916.


Services

Calling Hours
Monday
May 9, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

9:00 AM
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Divine Liturgy
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Anthony of the Desert Church
300 North Eastern Avenue
Fall River, MA 02723

Burial
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

St. Patrick Cemetery Fall River
2233 Robeson St.
Fall River, MA 02720

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105-6584
Web: http://stjude.org.

Ronald McDonald House/TN
1705 Clinch Avenue, Knoxville TN 37916

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