Lilian Souza Obituary – Dead: Lillian May (Piva) Souza, of South Dartmouth, alluded to most as Lil or Lily, passed on tranquilly at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, on Sunday, October 11.
Imagined in 1926 to John and Mary (Medeiros) Piva, Lil was remarkable around more essential New Bedford as one of the Piva twins.
Sadly, her unclear twin sister, Geraldine Sullivan, predeceased Lil by 39 years. Lil proceeded onward from New Bedford High School and a while later joined the U.S.Equipped power Cadet Nursing Corps near to her sister Gerry. Luke’s School of Nursing, the twins made a tremendous social event of dependable friends whose families grew up together.
As a nursing understudy, Lil tended polio patients in iron lungs. As an RN, she worked in paediatrics and general nursing at St. Luke’s. She finished her calling as the school support at Keith Junior High and for New Bedford’s mid-year voyager guidance program. Any spot she went, Lil seemed to find people she knew, and she needed to connect with everyone, share stories, and laugh. A trip to Stop and Shop could acknowledge hours as Lil fired up conversations in every walkway. During retirement, she worked at Moby Dick Marine Specialties and The Bedford Merchant, where she especially had a great time chatting with customers. She appreciated doing the ordinary crossword, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, playing tabletop games, sunbathing, and beachcombing. Additionally, she especially loved contributing energy with her colossal family and companion organization.
Lil was predeceased by her better half Alfred, her twin Geraldine, her sisters Mamie Veiga and Jessie Piva, and her kin John, Joseph, Albert, Walter, and Donald. She is made due by her children Jane (and friend Bill Hulstrunk), Pete (and mate Patti Lease), and Amy (and mate Dan Gordon), three grandchildren—Callie, Alexander, and Natasha—three unprecedented grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Amanda Paiva and many, various nieces, nephews, and sidekicks who loved her past all uncertainty, including her buddy Jean Massa who took after a got young lady.
Lil’s family thanks the Jewish Convalescent Home staff for the heavenly thought they gave Lillian while she was an occupant there.
Due to the COVID pandemic, backing to watch Lil’s life will be delayed. Her family requests the people who wish to regard Lil’s life to consider making a blessing to Dartmouth’s Lloyd Center for the Environment, New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home or courses of action are under the vigilant gaze of the WARING SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth, MA 02748. To leave a note of compassion: https://www.daily5techtips.com