Jody A. Souza, 50, of Fall River, formerly of Somerset, passed away on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Robert “Bobby” Barboza. Jody was born in Fall River the daughter of Stephen C. Souza of Somerset and the late Marilyn M. (Fontes) Souza. Jody was a graduate of Somerset High School class of 1988. Jody cherished the time she spent with her family and friends, especially her grandson. She loved her dogs and going to the beach. Survivors besides her father are a daughter: Bobbierika Barboza and her fiancé Charles W. Schanil, III of Fall River; two sons: Collin R. Barboza of Fall River and Mason R. Barboza of Fall River; her grandson: Charles W. Schanil IV.; step children: Tyler Barboza, Travis Barboza, Josh Barboza and Tara Barboza: two brothers: Jamison D. Souza and his wife Jennifer of Somerset; Christopher Souza of Fall River; along with several nieces and nephews. Calling Hours for Jody will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 4-7pm in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset. Her Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 9am from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am in Saint Thomas More Church, 386 Luther Avenue, Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, facial coverings and social distancing are required at the funeral home, church and cemetery. Burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery Somerset. To light a candle, sign guest book, facility or church directions go to www.hathawayfunerals.com or call 508 672-3572.
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