Mariana J. Coelho
Mariana J. Coelho
  • December 28, 1929 - March 13, 2016
  • Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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Mariana J. Coelho, age 86, of Fairhaven and formally of New Bedford, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Our Lady's Haven.

Born in Brava, Cape Verde a daughter of the late Jose and Maria Coelho, she resided in Cape Verde Islands until moving to the New Bedford area in her 20's.

Mariana was a devout Christian who was a communicant of St. James Church and an adorer at Our Lady's Chapel in New Bedford.

She is survived by two daughters: Anna Mete and husband Joao (John) of New Bedford, Nancy Williams and husband Thomas (Tee) of Warwick, RI, a son: Anthony Barros of Arkansas, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Anna Santos, Bertha Senna, Bemvinda DaRosa, Alice Vieira, and Joao Coelho.

The family would also like to thank the staff at Our Lady's Haven for their love and great care.

Her Funeral will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 9:00AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church, 233 County St., New Bedford. Visiting Hours Sunday from 3PM to 6PM. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford. For online tributes or directions please visit: