Angelina (Medeiros) Margarida, 91, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Margarida and the daughter of the late Manuel and Antonia (Souza) Medeiros.
Prior to retiring in 1990, Angelina worked as a stitcher at Chase Leather Co. She loved to go dancing with her wonderful husband and she enjoyed cooking and gardening. Angelina was a devoted wife and mother. She will be rejoined with her loving husband on their 71st wedding anniversary on March 13.
Angelina always said that she was the mother of two lovely daughters, Carolyn Benn (husband Al) and Janice Fiedler (husband John) of Westport. She was the grandmother of Mark Purcell (wife Lisa), Erin Fiedler Parisee (husband Keith) and Ryan Edward Fiedler; great grandmother of Amanda, Adam, and Brody; and sister of the late Antone and Joseph Medeiros, Mary Travis, Raymond and Raul Medeiros and Gilda Camara. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funderal Home, Inc., 1521 N. Main St. Fall River on Thursday at 8 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Espirito Santo Church at 9 a.m. Interment in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.. www.rogersfuneral.com.