After retirement, she spent her days participating in activities at Melville Towers, where she had lived for many years.
Mother of four, who enjoyed going to the beach, gardening and dancing, died from COVID-19 complications on May 24, 2020.
He was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He died four days later.
Death certificates obtained by The New Bedford Light show the elderly and younger Black and Hispanic residents have borne the heaviest burden.