Eva (Monteiro) DeBarros

            Eva (Monteiro) DeBarros, 88, of New Bedford, formerly of Marion died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Russell DeBarros, Sr.

            She was the daughter of the late John and Aurora (Neves) Monteiro. Born in Brava, Cape Verde, she came to the United States in 1948.

            Mrs. DeBarros was a loving wife and dedicated mother who worked hard to manage her household and raise her children through college. Deeply committed to her faith, she was a long-time communicant of St. Rita of Cascia Church in Marion, and truly believed in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

            Survivors include her children, Bernadette A. Long and her husband Leon, and Dana R. DeBarros and his wife Bel all of New Bedford, and Russell DeBarros, Jr. and his wife Marcia of Marietta, GA; her step-daughters, Lynda Wright of Riverside, RI and Nadine Taylor of Washington, D.C.; 15 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two grandchildren, the late Gregory Pina, and Miriam Martins.

            Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 5 – 8 pm. (Appropriate COVID-19 protocol will be observed including the use of face masks, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity). Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at St. Anthony’s Church, 22 Barstow St., Mattapoisett at 10 am. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion.

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