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Evelina (Medeiros) Benevides -- Fall River

AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME Evelina (Medeiros) Benevides, 67, of Rodman St., Fall River, former wife of the late Joseph Benevides, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012. She enjoyed crocheting and had an interest in technology.

She leaves 4 children, Lidia Miranda of St.Michael, Azores, Vericimo Miranda of Taunton, Jose Medeiros and his wife Paula and Maria Freitas, all of Fall River; 17 grandchildren; 2 great-gransons; siblings, Rosa Mantua and Nair Cipriano, both of Canada and Fatima Arruda and Joao Medeiros, both of the Azores; and nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Helena Miranda and the daughter of the late Evaristo and Maria (Arrail) Medeiros.

Her funeral will be held Friday morning at 10:00 AM from the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church at 11:00 AM. Burial, St. Patrick Cemetery.

Visitation, Thursday evening 6:00 to 8:00 PM. LARGE PARKING AREA and BARRIER-FREE ENTRANCE at the rear of funeral home. Online guest book at

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Reported: 12/19/12 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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