Elaine Ferreira Valcourt, 70, Westport

Elaine Ferreira (Alfonso) Valcourt, 70,  of Westport where she lived for over 40 years, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
Born Oct. 17, 1942, in Fall River,  she was the daughter of the late Mary (Costa) and Jesse Alfonso. She had formerly worked as an L.P.N. at the Fall River Nursing Home for about 17 years and later at Tavares Pediatric in Providence for approximately 20 years.
She enjoyed traveling, sewing and cooking.  She loved to laugh and make others laugh.  She also enjoyed the theatre and was a long-time subscriber to PPAC.   Spending time with her family was especially important and she is survived by her children, Linda Klingner of California, Matthew Valcourt of Florida, Steven Valcourt of Berkley, Mass., and Brian Valcourt of Westport.  She also leaves four grandchildren, Julia, Lucas, Dakota and Amber, and sisters Dorothy Costa of Plymouth, Mass., Lorraine Lafrance of Westport, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Manuel "Mac" Ferreira and Mae Costa.  Visitation is Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
 at the AF Almeida & Son Funeral Home, 1309 Globe St., Fall River.
In lieu of flowers, the family has established a scholarship in Elaine's name at Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing.  Please send donations to Elaine Valcourt Memorial Nursing Scholarship, PO Box 56, Westport, MA 02790.   A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at St. George Church, 12 Highland Ave., Westport, at 9 a.m. www.almeida-pocasset.com for online guestbook.


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