Joaquina (Castro) Antunes, 101, of Milford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in her home. She was the wife of the late Jose Antunes who passed away in 1992. She was born March 29, 1917 in Mourilhe, Montalegre, Portugal, daughter of the late Francisco and Benta (DaBrasa) Castro and moved to Ludlow in 1967 before moving to Milford in 1992.
Mrs. Antunes retired in 1990 from Unistate-Uniform Laundry Company in Ludlow where she was a laundry worker.
She is survived by her children, Ana and her husband Manuel Pinto of Milford, Maria and her husband Jose Rodrigues of Ludlow, a daughter-in-law Linda Antunes of FL, one sister, Ana and her husband Antonio Barroso of Acushnet, five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Jose Antunes Jr., four brothers and two sisters.
There will be calling hours Sunday from 4 to 6 P.M. at the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday December 3, 2018 at 11 A.M. at Our lady of Fatima Church 438 Windsor St. Ludlow MA. Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral Mass from 9 to 10:30 A.M. at the Ludlow Funeral Home 42 East Ludlow MA. The burial will be in the Island Pond Cemetery in Ludlow.