Alice M. (Souza) Pacheco, 80, of Acushnet passed away Sunday, November 26, surrounded by her family, at Alden Court Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Manuel S. Pacheco.
Born in Mattapoisett, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary (Mello) Souza, she was a lifelong area resident. Alice graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1955, and worked as an office clerk and bookkeeper for Colonial Textile. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting, reading, and spending time with family.
She is survived by three children, Debra Pacheco Artenstein and her husband Andrew of East Longmeadow, Steven M. Pacheco and his wife Margaret of Dighton, and Sandra Pacheco Thomas and her husband Bruce of Taunton; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Nicholas, Eric, Mary, Samuel, Sophia, John, and Mariaelena; one great grandchild, Lauren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Patricia Mott.
Alice’s family would like to thank the staff at Alden Court and Beacon Hospice for the kind, compassionate care they provided, especially during her final days.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 2, 8:30-9:30am, Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10am, St. Joseph’s Church, 74 Spring St., Fairhaven. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Mattapoisett. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com.