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Lucy T. Makara

September 8, 2020


Lucy T. (Folger) Makara, 86, of Fairhaven passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford after a period of declining health.  She was the loving wife of Frank Makara.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Frank and Mary J. (Rapoza) Folger, she was a lifelong resident of Fairhaven and graduate of Fairhaven High School Class of 1951.  Lucy was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven and had worked at Our Lady’s Haven for over 22 years until her retirement in 1999.

Lucy was a member of the Daughter’s of Isabella and an avid reader but she mostly enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband Frank;  her children, Stephen Makara and his wife Cindy of New Bedford and Marianne Gaboriault and her husband Richard of Pawtucket, RI;  six grandchildren;  12 great grandchildren;  and a great, great grandson.  Mrs. Makara was the mother of the late Michael J. Makara and sister of the late Rev. Benedict Folger, ss.cc.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 14, 2020 at 11:30am in St. Joseph’s Church, Fairhaven.  Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.  Calling hours are omitted. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

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Funeral Mass
September 14, 2020

11:30 AM
St. Joseph Church
74 Spring Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

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