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Maria De Jesus (Rebelo) Pereira
November 29, 1951 - September 05, 2021
Obituary For Maria De Jesus (Rebelo) Pereira
Peabody- Maria De Jesus (Rebelo) Pereira, 69, beloved wife of Antonio Jose Pereira, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Joao and Maria (Nicolau) Rebelo. Maria was raised and educated in Portugal until emigrating to the United States in 1975.
Maria was a hardworking and dedicated employee of Thermal Circuits for over 20 years until her retirement.
Maria was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Peabody and a member of the Holy Ghost Society.
Maria truly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She especially adored her grandchildren. She was always known as the life of the party and will be remembered for her bright spirit. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, who will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Nelson Pereira and his wife, Samantha of Peabody, and David Pereira and his companion, Amanda Mulherin of Peabody; her grandchildren, Antonio “AJ”, Nevaeh, David Jr., Gabriel, and Christiana Pereira; her brother, Mario Jorge Rebelo; her sisters, Maria Fatima Bolharino, and Maria Manuela Benevides; and several nieces and nephews. Maria was predeceased by her brother, Joao Miguel Rebelo.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 4-8P.M. at Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Her funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 9A.M. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 50 Walsh Ave., Peabody. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, c/o MGH Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114 or on-line at: www.giving.massgeneral.org/cancer/donate.
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She was a loving and giving person! She could always put a smile on my face. I will always remember the good times that we had together. She will always have special place in my heart, she will be missed.
She was a wonderful person! She was kind, had boundless energy, and a great sense of humor. I will forever appreciate the time we shared. My sincerest condolences, Sara Lobao
So sorry for your loss. She was a strong woman to battle with cancer which is not an easy illness to handle but she no longer has to suffer Rest In Peace Maria ...Sincerely Ana & Carlos Carroca
Tony, Nelson and David I am so sorry for your loss. You had an amazing wife mom and grandmother. Sincerely Meredith Levesque
My beautiful aunt you left us to soon but it's like they say god only takes the best and that you sure were you was everything good that this world had to offer ur no matter where u went there was always happiness and joy we're sure going to miss ur smile or sining watch over us all my beautiful angel❤️ may you rest in the sweetest Paradise🙏🏼
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