Cover photo for Mary Pereira's Obituary
Mary Pereira Profile Photo
1936 Mary 2019

Mary Pereira

October 13, 1936 — December 18, 2019

Mary E. “Betty” (Medeiros) Pereira 83 passed away suddenly, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital with her loving son and daughter-in-law by her side. She was the wife of the late Narcizo “Nat” Pereira. They shared 43 years together. She was born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel and Helena (Coelho Souza) Medeiros. She was brought up in New Bedford and moved to Acushnet in 1970. Mrs. Pereira was employed by various clothing manufacturing companies in New Bedford until her retirement. Betty liked all things country; music and decorations. She was a big fan of Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. She enjoyed her home and spending time with her beloved pet Cody. Survivors include her son Russell A. Pereira and his wife JoAnn of Acushnet, her sister Elaine Rezendes of Dartmouth, her brothers Arnold Medeiros of New Bedford and Frank “Raymond” Medeiros of New Bedford. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mary is predeceased by her brother Daniel Medeiros. Her visiting hours will be Sunday December 22, from 2-4pm. Her funeral mass will be said 11:30, Monday December 23 at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Pereira, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, December 22, 2019

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 23, 2019

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church

136 Earle St, New Bedford, MA 02746

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 44

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree