She was the wife of the late Frank P. Careiro.
Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Ermelinda (Medeiros) Furtado.
Mary was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School and then worked at for Carr-Fulflex for 10 years, and then started a new career with the Visiting Nurses of Bristol County where she was a caregiver for 20 years.
She was a former member of the Holy Rosary Sodality of St. Elizabeth Church.
She is survived by her daughter Celeste and her husband Dr. Timothy J. Mulrooney of Snow Camp N.C.; her son Max Careiro of Ocala, Fla.; grandchildren, Dr. Timothy J. Mulrooney, Jr., Michael P. Mulrooney, Vanessa Careiro and Meghan Careiro; great grandchildren Roxanna Mulrooney, Dylan Mulrooney, Caitlin Mulrooney; and her sister Irene Victoria, of Vt.
She was the sister of the late James Furtado and grandmother of the late Shawn D. Mulrooney.
Her funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 8, at 10 a.m. from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 at St. Elizabeth Church, 577 Wood St.
Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bristol.
Visiting hours are will be on Friday from 4 – 8 p.m.