LOWELL Mary (Pimentel) Freitas, 95, of Lowell, died Jan. 17, 2008 at Wingate of Lowell after a brief illness.
A daughter of the late Augustinho and the late Luiza (Silva) Pimentel, she was born Feb. 23, 1912, in South Chelmsford, and educated in the Lowell School System.
She made her home in Lowell, living on Pawtucket Boulevard and Lawrence Street before residing at Wingate, and was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church where she was a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality for many years as well as a member of the St. Anthony’s Choir and a member of the Daughters of Mary. She loved to play bingo and was a great bowler.
She is survived by two sons, John Freitas and his wife, Patricia, of Hampton, NH and Robert Freitas and his wife, Joyce, of Wells, ME; four grandchildren, Robin Calderwood and her husband, Paul, of Wilmington, Jay Freitas and his wife, Jennifer, of Lowell, Susan Freitas of Chelmsford, Saundra Freitas and her friend, Joseph Garhart, of Lowell; seven great grandchildren; her daughter in law, Phyllis Freitas of Lowell; a great great grandson; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the grandmother of the late, Deborah Daughraty, and Priscilla Freitas, and great grandmother of two late great grandchildren, as well as sister of the late Laura, Amelia, Vivian, Raoul and Manuel.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON MONDAY. ON TUESDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY’S CHURCH AT 10 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO R.A.R.A., 295 HIGH ST., LOWELL MA 01852. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM