NAUGATUCK — Maria Rosa (Oliveira) Pereira passed away peacefully at Paradigm Health Care after a long illness.
Born in Ribeira de Fraguas, Portugal, in 1917, she is survived by her husband of 64 years, Narciso Jose Pereira of Naugatuck; a daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Antonio Fonseca of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; a son and daughter-in-law, Manuel and Diane Pereira of Watertown; a son, Joao Pereira of Naugatuck; a son, Adelino Pereira of Naugatuck; a son, Jose Pereira of Naugatuck; five grandchildren, Joao Carlos Fonseca of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Sandra Fonseca of Scottsdale, Ariz., Christina Mercado of Waterbury, Daniel Pereira of Watertown and Jessica Pereira of Naugatuck; one great-grandchild, Sophia
Mercado of Waterbury and her longtime friend Fernanda Mortagua of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
A funeral mass will take place on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury. All are asked to meet directly at the church. Private committal services and burial will be in St. James Cemetery. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck is in charge of arrangements.
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