Irene M. Camara, 90, Tiverton


Irene M. (Medeiros) Camara, 90, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was the wife of the late Mathias “Marty” Camara.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Manuel and Adeline (Lima) Medeiros, she resided in Tiverton for over 60 years and was a member of St. Madeleine Sophie Church.

A retired seamstress, she worked for the former K&G Manufacturing Company in Fall River for many years.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and loved playing bingo.

She is survived by three sons, Paul M. Camara (wife Kathleen), James M. Camara (wife Dorothy) and Mathias Camara III (wife Marjory) all of Tiverton; two sisters, Lenora Sousa of Tiverton and Helen Rego of Fall River; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Emma Ferreira, Joseph Medeiros, Leo Medeiros and Albert Medeiros.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 Main St., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Madeleine Sophie Church.  Interment will be in Pocasset Hill Cemetery.  Calling hours: Tuesday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation Finance Dept. 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 or Home & Hospice Care of RI 1085 North Main St. Providence, RI  02904.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.