Theresa (Figueira) Galego, 89

Nov 18, 2019

Theresa (Figueira) Galego, 89, of South Dartmouth, passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur C. Gallego.

Theresa was born in St. Michael, Azores to the late Manuel and Elvira (Ponte) Figueira. She came to this country in 1951 where she worked at a coat factory as a stitcher for many years.

She is survived by her son, Carlos M. Galego, husband of Alcina of New Bedford; daughter, Debra M. Correia, wife of Alvaro of South Dartmouth; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer, Megan, Aaron, Ethan and Hannah; 3 great-grandchildren, Braden, Victoria and Sofia; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Theresa’s visiting hours were held Tuesday, November 12 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Her funeral followed with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church in South Dartmouth. Burial in St. John’s Cemetery.

Arrangements were placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St., New Bedford. Visit for condolences.