Obituary for Barbara Albuquerque (Cunha)
Barbara Albuquerque, 92, of 53 Edward Avenue, Pittsfield, died Monday, December 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by family.
Born in Pittsfield on June 30, 1925, the daughter of Paul and Augusta Pinta Cunha, her family returned to their homeland of Portugal where she was educated.
Returning to Pittsfield, Mrs. Albuquerque was a homemaker. She, at one time, worked
at the Elmvale Worsted Mill and the Stratton Coat Factory.
Mrs. Albuquerque was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church.
She enjoyed cooking and gardening; and spending precious time with her family,
especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren .
Her husband, Anthony Albuquerque, whom she married June 22, 1946, died March 18,
Mrs. Albuquerque is survived by a daughter Diana Mancivalano of Pittsfield; a son,
Edward Albuquerque and his wife Debra, of Pittsfield; three grandchildren , Jason Mancivalano and his wife Katie, Edward Albuquerque, Jr. and his wife Cara, and Jennifer Albuquerque; and seven great grandchildren, Anthony Albuquerque,
Timothy Mancivalano, Molly Mancivalano, Mark Mancivalano, Sara Mancivalano, Ryan Albuquerque, and Alana Albuquerque. She also leaves a nephew David Silva and his wife Cheryl, a niece; Irene Press and great nephew; Ryan Silva and three great nieces Rebecca Cohen, Elizabeth Press and Christina Silva.
Funeral services for Barbara Albuquerque will be held Monday, December 11, at 9:15
a.m. from DERY FUNERAL HOME with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., at Sacred
Heart Church celebrated by Rev. Peter M. Naranjo, II. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare in The Berkshires or to the March of Dimes both in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford