Barbara G. (Correia) Gifford, 84, of Mattapoisett, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert L. “Scup” Gifford.
Barbara was born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel and Theresa (Mendonca) Correia. She had worked at Our Lady’s Haven as the director of housekeeping and laundry for thirty five years, retiring in 2004. Barbara loved the outdoors, camping and traveling with family and friends over the years.
Survivors are her daughter, Donna M. Gifford and son, Louis H. Gifford both of Mattapoisett; a brother, Abilio Correia of Las Vegas; brother in law, Louis Gifford and his wife Jacqueline of Carver; a dear friend, Kathleen T. Clough of Boston; along with several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by several sisters and brothers.
Calling Hours for Mrs. Gifford will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018, from 5-8pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 115 Main Street, Fairhaven. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Funeral Services and burial at private at the request of the family.
Memorial donations in her memory can be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.