Beverly B. (Lemos) Harris

Beverly B. (Lemos) Harris, 66, of Mattapoisett passed away Thursday June 27, 2013 at her daughter’s home after a long illness. She was the wife of the late William J. Harris.

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel and Beulah (Tripp) Lemos, she lived in Acushnet for many years before moving to Mattapoisett 14 years ago.

Beverly owned and operated Country Hardware in Acushnet with her brother Gary.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed the ocean, going to the beach house in Onset, and dining out with her high school friends.

She is survived by her children, Deborah A. Medeiros and William J. Harris, Jr. and his wife Kim, all of Acushnet; her brother, Gary Lemos of Acushnet; and five grandchildren, Brooke and Craig Medeiros, Lauren, Sydney, and Seth Harris.

She was predeceased by her fiancé, Thomas E. Borges.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Route 6, Mattapoisett. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 9-11 AM prior to the service. Burial in Acushnet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Shepherd’s Pantry, P.O. Box 760,

Fairhaven, MA 02719. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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