Maria G. (Frias) Dos Santos, 98

Feb 16, 2019

Maria G. (Frias) Dos Santos, age 98 of Dartmouth, passed away in her residence on Thursday, February 14, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Jose Dos Santos.

Born in Portugal, a daughter of the late Antonio and Maria D. (Ribeiro) Frias, she was a longtime New Bedford resident. Maria was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, music and traveling.

Maria is survived by five daughters, Deolinda Pestana and her husband Manuel of New Bedford, Maria Alice Sousa and her husband Alves of Acushnet, Laurinda Araujo of New Bedford, Maria Conceicao Paiva and her husband Carlos of New Bedford and Ana Medeiros and her husband Jose of Dartmouth; seven sons, Adelino Santos and his wife Isabel of New Bedford, Jose Medeiros and his wife Luisa of New Bedford, Antonio Medeiros and his wife Goretti of Freetown, Elias Medeiros and his wife Leonor of Dartmouth, Roberto Santos of Wareham, David Dos Santos and wife Aldora of E. Providence and Inocencio Santos and his wife Lurdes of Dartmouth, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:30AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Road, S. Dartmouth followed by her funeral mass at 10:30AM in St. Julie Billiart Church, 494 Slocum Road, Dartmouth, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation Monday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Burial in St. John’s Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: