Theresa (Martin) Ferdinand 84 of New Bedford passed away Saturday March 19, 2016 at home. She was the wife of Harold T. Ferdinand and daughter of the late John and Mary (Amaral) Martin. She was born in Acushnet and had lived in this area all of her life. She was formerly employed as a cutter in the fish processing industry. Survivors include her husband, her son Harold D. Ferdinand of New Bedford, her sister Frances Frezza of Mattapoisett also many nieces and nephews. At her request she was cremated and services will be held at a later date.