Noe V Simao 70 of New Bedford passed away Tuesday May 14, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the loving husband of Maria Jose Tavares and son of the late Joao Farias and Ludovina (Voltao). Noe was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church where he was a member of the choir and Bible Study. He also worked for many years at Calvin Clothing. He is survived by his sons Steven Tavares Simao of Dartmouth; Noe Simao Jr. of New Bedford, His daughter Ludovina Marie Simao of New Bedford; Brothers Joao Farias of New Bedford, Alfred Simao of Pheonix, AZ.; his sister Alda Farias of New Bedford. Noe is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. His Funeral Mass will be held Friday May 17, 2013 at 9AM and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. VIsiting Hours are Thursday evening from 5-8PM at the Funeral Home.