Adeline P. (Silvia) Rapoza of New Bedford died Tuesday, October 16 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was 80.

She was born in New Bedford where she lived all her life.

She was formerly employed by St. Luke’s Hospital for many years until retirement.

Wife of the late John F., she
is survived by two sons, John
D. of Florida and Kenneth J. of New Bedford; a daughter, Karen A. Fowle of Florida; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, New Bedford.

Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, New Bedford.

Arrangements by Saunders-Dwyer Home For Funerals, New Bedford.