Hudson – Evelyn (Medeiros) Ferreira, 84, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Antonio Ferreira, who died in 1984.
She leaves her children, Rosemary Powell and her husband, Brian, and Rosalyn McHugh and her husband, James; her stepmother, Joanna Medeiros; her siblings, Edward Medeiros, Arthur Medeiros and Monica Oram; her stepsiblings, Jeanette Kennett, Audrey Wallace, Shirley Zinc, Leanora Seco, Rosie Bairos and John Bairos; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her daughter-in-law, Donna Ferreira Agoritsas; and cousins, nephews and nieces. She was the mother of the late Richard Ferreira, who died in 1988.
Born in Marlborough, the daughter of August and Mary (Custodio) Medeiros, she was raised and resided in Hudson all her life. She was a student in the Hudson Public School system.
Mrs. Ferreira worked for the former Ascutany Shoe Co. in Hudson and later spent 25 years working for the Raytheon Co. in Sudbury in their reproduction department before retiring.
She was a member of St. Michael's Parish in Hudson, St. Michael's Holy Ghost Society and the Women of the Moose in Marlborough.
A funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 22 from St. Michael's Church, with burial at St. Michael's Cemetery. The Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home of Hudson directed arrangements.