Rosa (Sousa) Rodrigues

September 20, 1933 ~ August 6, 2022 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Rosa (Sousa) Rodrigues, 88, of Somerset, formerly of Fall River, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022.  She was the wife of Manuel B. Rodrigues.

Born in Portela, Cabana Maior, Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Ana (Rodrigues) Sousa.

She, with her husband, owned and operated the former Plourde’s Bakery and previously was employed by Bristol Knitting Mills, Darwood Mfg. and Santoro Mfg.

Besides her husband of 66 years, she leaves her daughter, Rose Marie Rodrigues of Somerset;

a brother, Antonio Rodrigues Sousa of Portugal and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Arinda  and Arminda Rodrigues, Manuel Chousa and Maria Rodrigues Chousa. 

We  would like to thank family, friends and Charlton Memorial Hospital staff including nurses, nurse’s aides, doctors and hospice workers for their support in her care.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10,2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 South Main St. Fall River.   

Her funeral will be held Thursday,  Aug.11,2022 at 9 :00 AM from the funeral home,  with a Funeral Mass at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St.  at 10:00  AM.

Entombment in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum

                In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


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August 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home and Cremation Service
690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Funeral Mass
August 11, 2022

10:00 AM
Santo Christo Church
220 Columbia St.
Fall River, MA 02721


Notre Dame Cemetery
1540 Stafford Rd
Fall River, MA 02721


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