Rita Vieira, 91, Fall River

Rita Vieira, 91, Fall River


Rita (McGee) Vieira, 91, formerly of Assonet St., Borden Place East and Borden Place West, Fall River, widow of William C. Vieira, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, surrounded by her family.

A former Lamport Manufacturing employee, she was a member of Tiverton Senior Citizens Club and attended the Westport Senior Citizens Day Care.

She leaves two sons, William R. Vieira (late wife Dorothy) of Dover, NH, and Richard W. Vieira and his wife Rita of Tiverton; grandchildren, William Vieira, Lori-Anne Smith (husband Ronald), Debra Nicolay (husband George), Kimberlee Garcia (husband Edward), and Jessica Vieira (fiancé Derek Peacock); five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mabel (Lizotte) McGee and the sister of the late Lillian Fillion, Edna Durfee, Yvonne Lambert, Andria “Biddo” Scott and Joseph and Norman McGee.

Her funeral was held Saturday, Nov. 3 from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral Mass in Good Shepherd Church. Entombment was in the  Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum.

Donations to Jewish Home, 538 Robeson St., Fall River MA 02720 or Southcoast Hospice, 200 Mill Rd. # 120, Fairhaven MA 02719 are appreciated. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.