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Bernadina V. (Cerca) Vaz, 97,

Bernadina V. (Cerca) Vaz, 97, of Milford, passed away, December 25, 2017 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Joao Vaz who passed away in 1998. She was born in Bobadela, Bouticas, Portugal, daughter of the late Manuel and Ana (Vilacha) Cerca and moved to Milford in 1970. Mrs. Vaz retired in 1984 from the former Milford Shoe Company in Milford where she was employed as an assembler.  She was a communicant of the St. Mary of the Assumption Church.          

She is survived by her children, Paul Vaz, Joao Vaz and Mario Vaz all of Milford, Jose Vaz of New Bedford, step-son Anibal Vaz of New Bedford, step-daughter, Gloria Ribiero of New Bedford, Eugenia Fraga of Portugal, Sameira Baptista of Milford, one sister Madeline of Portugal, eighteen grandchildren, thirty-six great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.   She was predeceased by her grandson Mario Vaz and her son Amandio Vaz.           The funeral will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford, MA. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Winter St. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 P.M.  

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Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Paul Comeau

To the family of Bernadina Vaz Our deepest condolences to you all, during this difficult time of sorrow. May God comfort heal your hearts, and provide you all with peace. Losing a close relative isn't easy to cope with, especially a parent. May you all cherish the memories you have of her, and may those memories live in yours hearts forever. God bless you all! Rest in peace Mrs. Bernadina.
Virginia Mourao Valdegas & Family ( From Cervos)

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.
Daniel J. Martis

Sorry for your loss.
Salvatore Algieri

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Pattie Pothier

Paul, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your grandmother was a beautiful woman and I am sure brought much love to your family during her long life. She will always be in your hearts.
Debbie Olson

Paul and Family, Very Sorry for your loss.
David Oles

Os meus sinceros sentimentos a toda familia enlutada.
Catia Cardoso

So sorry for your loss may she RIP, she had a good and long life. Cecilia Mourao Fernandes
Cecilia Mourao Fernandes

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for all the Vaz family. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
Susana & Amadeu Roxo

Os nossos sentimentos para toda a famรญlia. Que descanse em paz ๐Ÿ™
Domingos e Idalina Barroso

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Absent from the body is present with the Lord. One day we will all be together again.
Andrea (Ferreira) DiMichele

So sorry for your loss
Dan & Lisa Bedard

Our Thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. God bless.
Mr. &Mrs. Eddy Machado

Nelly, I am so sorry for your loss, I know how hard this is for you and your family. I'm thinking of you.
Ilona Ryder

Os nossos sinceros sentimentos a family
Ana Caldas e familia

Sorry for your loss, thinking of you.
Sally Rigney

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