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Maria F. Borges

October 11, 1920 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 100)


Maria F. Borges, 100, of Taunton, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, February 11, 2021 at Longmeadow of Taunton. She was the wife of the late John Borges.

Born in Santa Maria, Azores, she was the daughter of Jose and Berdina (Soares Moura) Fontes.

She worked as a factory worker at Corcoran Shoe for many years before retirement.

Maria enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and taking care of her grandchildren.

Mrs. Borges leaves her daughter, Emily S. Batista, and her husband, Libuino, of Taunton; a sister, Ines Figueried; three grandchildren, Rodney S. Batista, and his wife, Stephanie, Robert S. Batista, and his wife, Constantina, and John-Paul S. Batista, and his wife, Nellie; and three great grandchildren, Nicholas Batista, Christopher Batista, and Arianna Batista. She was preceded in death by eight siblings.

Her funeral with visitation will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 7:30 am to 8:30 am, in the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Taunton (at Saint Mary’s Square) followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am, in Saint Anthony Church, School Street, Taunton. Interment will be in Cedar Knoll Cemetery, East Taunton.

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February 19, 2021

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780

Mass of Christian Burial
February 19, 2021

9:00 AM
Saint Anthony Church (Broadway, Taunton, Saint Mary&rsquo!s Square))

February 19, 2021

10:15 AM
Cedar Knoll Cemetery, East Taunton

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