Mrs. Mota was born in Sao Miguel, Azores and moved to New Bedford in 1960. She was a Communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, a member of the Dartmouth Council on Aging; she loved to play Bingo and Knitting.
Maria’s funeral will be from the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St. on Saturday at 7:45 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 8:45 A.M. Burial at St John Cemetery to follow. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 6-8 P.M. Relatives and friends are invited.
In Lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Sacred Heart Home unit 2PY 359 Summer St. New Bedford, MA. 02740