Lorraine A. (Azevedo) Viveiros, 78

May 14, 2019

Lorraine A. (Azevedo) Viveiros, 78, of Plymouth, died May 10 while surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of John W. Viveiros and the daughter of the late Alphonse and Lourdes (Barbosa) Azevedo.

She was born in New Bedford and lived in Rochester before moving to Plymouth 19 years ago.

Viveiros graduated from New Bedford High School and received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education from Bridgewater State University. Viveiros worked for the New Bedford Public School System for many years and retired in 2000 as Principal at the Dunbar School.

She was a member of the Massachusetts and National Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include her husband, John W. Viveiros of Plymouth; a son, John S. Viveiros of Milton; twin daughters, Karen Ovian of Rochester and Kim Griffin of North Dartmouth; a sister, Mary Azevedo of New Bedford; six grandchildren, Lauren, John, Kevin, Andrew, Elizabeth and Aidin. She was predeceased by her sisters, Olivia Azevedo and Rose Diogo.

Visiting hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

Her funeral will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday from the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret’s Church, 141 Main St., Buzzards Bay. Burial will be in Vine Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.