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Eugenia (Pina) Oliver Hines

d. December 3, 2019

New Bedford – Eugenia “Jeannie” (Pina) Oliver Hines, also known as the “Matriarch of the Oliver Family”, age 91, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Charles “Chuck” A. Hines and former wife of the late John Oliver.

Eugenia was born in Plymouth, MA to the late Antone and Anna Pina. She lived in Rochester, MA for many years where she raised her children, later moving to New Bedford where she had lived for many years until her passing.

Eugenia was loved by many and will be missed dearly. She was a feisty 91 year old who had a heart of gold and a love of flowers and plants. She loved her family get-togethers and bingo. She especially loved dressing up and wore high heels while doing housework. Eugenia had been a school teacher at the Gomes Elementary School for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Chuck; her sisters, Clara, Ginger, Pat and brother, Joseph; her children, Reenie, Roslyn, Duane (Ray), Debra, Edward and Vicki; as well as many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Eugenia was the mother of the late Linda, John (Buddy), Robert, Roberta, Frank, Richard, the late Dale and Angel. She was also the sister of the late Toni, Mimi, Edward, Louis, John, Anthony and Daniel.

A special mention of her granddaughter, Amanda.

Eugenia’s celebration of life will be held on Sunday January 26, 2020 from 2:00 - 6:00 P.M. at Centro Luzo Club 34 Beetle St. New Bedford, Ma 02745. Her burial of cremains will take place on Saturday February 1, 2020 at St Patricks Cemetery Wareham, Ma at 10:00 A.M.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA 02740. Please see our website: for condolences.

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