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Alfreda (Prado) Strother
May 13, 2024


Alfreda Strother, 89

Dateline: Norton, MA

Alfreda (Prado) Strother, age 89, of Norton, formerly of Brockton, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Daggett-Crandall-Newcomb Home in Norton.

Born in Mangaldan, a town in the province of Pangasinan, the Philippines on October 25, 1934, she was a loving daughter of the late Albundio and Dominga (Villanueva) Prado.

Alfreda grew up and was educated in the Philippines. In 1982, her family moved to the United States and settled in Brockton. For the past seventeen years, she had made her home in Norton. Prior to retiring Alfreda had worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the former Braemoor Nursing Home in Brockton.

Alfreda’s love for her treasured family and strong Christian faith were truly the focal points of her life. She was a communicant of Saint Mary’s Church in Norton and a former longtime parishioner and Eucharist Minister at St. Coleman’s Church in Brockton and had also attended the Chapel of Our Savior in Brockton. Alfreda’s hobbies included the enjoyment of traveling.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter Pia N. McCusker and her husband James of Norton. She was the cherished and much-loved grandmother of Erin McCusker of Norton and Megan McCusker of Norton. She was the dear sister of Veronica Gonyea of Michigan and Emilia Villasenor of the Philippines.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 16th from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street (Off Route 140, Taunton Avenue) Norton.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 17th at 11:00 A.M. in Saint Mary’s Church, 1 Power Street in Norton.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Alfreda’s memory to the Chapel of Our Savior, 475 Westgate Drive, Brockton, MA 02301.

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Norton Memorial Funeral Home
19 Clapp Street
Norton, MA 02766