Constance DeFaria
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Constance DeFaria
  • July 29, 1924 - November 14, 2016
  • Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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Constance DeFaria, age 92, of Fairhaven, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Alden Court.

Born in Praia, Cape Verde, the daughter of the late Alfredo Dos Santos Faria and the late Ida Maria (Feijo) DeFaria, she came to the United States in 1961 and settled in New Bedford before moving to Fairhaven 2 years ago.

She had worked as an assembler for US Ring Binder for 19 years.

Constance enjoyed gardening, sewing, crocheting and knitting. Most of all, she cherished the company of her loving family and her cat.

Her family includes two daughters, Marly S. Faria and Elza M. DeFaria of New Bedford; a sister, Carlota DeFaria; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Maria Rosa Alfaia, Silvia DaCosta, Joaquim and Osvaldo DeFaria.

Visiting hours Monday, November 21, 2016 from 5-9pm at Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Her Funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9am from Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute followed by a Funeral Mass at 10am in St. Joseph-St. Therese Church, Acushnet Ave., New Bedford. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.

For online tributes and directions: www.waring-sullivan.com