Hudson – Geraldina Veira (Raposo) Torres, 92, of Hudson, died at her home Thursday, April 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Manuel Torres, on Feb. 2, 2015.
Geraldina was born and raised in St. Michael, the Azores of Portugal, daughter of the late Manuel and Rosa Amelia (Vyeira) Raposo. She emigrated from Portugal along with her husband to the United States 34 years ago and resided in California for a short time before moving to Hudson where she had resided the past 27 years. She was a member of Saint Michael’s Parish in Hudson.
Geraldina and her husband Manuel cherished spending time with their families. They took great pride in the raising of their two daughters and later enjoyed caring for their grandchildren. She took great pride in the care of their home and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her two daughters, Maria Carmen Graca and Maria Fatima Janeiro, both of Hudson. She is also survived by her sister, Germana Veira Raposo of Portugal, and her loving grandchildren, Sonia, Nelson, Carlos and Brian Graca, and Christopher, Dennis and Michael Janeiro.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 7, at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael’s Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Hudson. Family and friends may attend calling hours Monday, April 6, from 5-8 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.