New Bedford – Maria da Conceição Pinto, age 78, of New Bedford, MA passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital on Thursday, July 21, 2022 with family by her side. Conceição was the beloved daughter of the late José and Maria do Céu Pinto. She was born in Nabais, Gouveia, Portugal, and immigrated to New Bedford, MA with her family in March of 1969. She was a devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and enjoyed attending Mass and reading her Bible. She was passionate about cooking and was an excellent cook, as well as a skilled knitter. Above all, she loved her family fiercely. She was selfless and dedicated to her parents, sisters and their spouses, and her nieces and nephews, who all loved her so much and will miss her warmth and her beautiful smile. Everyone who knew her knew just how special she truly was.
Conceição is survived by her sister, Esperança Coelho and her husband, José; her sister, Lurdes Cunha and her husband, Victor; and her sister, Helena Coelho, widow of the late Victor M. Coelho. She was also the sister of the late Antonio Pinto. São is also survived by several nieces and nephews, as well as great-nieces and nephews.
Conceição’s visiting hours will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Perry Funeral Home from 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Burial will immediately follow in Rural Cemetery.
Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry’s Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth Street, New Bedford, MA 02743. Please see our website: www.perryfuneral.com for condolences.