Rosalinda “Linda” Almeida 97 of New Bedford passed away Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Home. She was the daughter of the late John F. and Mary P. (Cordeiro) Almeida. She was born in Newport, RI and had lived in New Bedford most of her life. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Linda was formerly employed by Isotronics as a drill press operator and at Alden Corrugated as an assembler until her retirement. She was a member of AARP and enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading. Survivors include her brother Joseph F. Almeida of Springhill, FL; Her sister Laura Francis of New Bedford; nephew John Pacheco and wife Janet; nieces Donna Perry and her husband Michael, Joyce Gracia and her husband Raulin. She is also survived by several other nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late James F. Almeida, Agnes Richard, John F. Almeida, Mary A. Pacheco and Rose A. Ashley. Her funeral mass will be said 10:30am Friday at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. A visiting hour will be held 9-10am Friday. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.