Teresa DeJesus Silveira (Cardoso) Santos, 61 of New Bedford, passed away at home on January 11th. She was born in Terceira, Azores, Portugal the daughter of the late Jose Jacome and late Palmeira (Silveira) Jacome. Teresa is survived by her daughter, Michelle Santos; son, Paul Santos and wife Amanda Santos; sisters, Guida Santos, Luisa Barcellos; grandchildren, Nicole Santos, Mickael Pereira, Damian Santos; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Gilberto Cardoso. In accordance with her family's wishes, she will be cremated.