Alice M. (Hurder) Ferreira, a longtime resident of Hull, died on August 17 at the Prescott House Nursing Home in North Andover, Massachusetts. Alice was born in Somerville on April 2, 1928. Alice grew up in Somerville and worked as a bookkeeper until she married William and became the mother of 3 children and eventually gave birth to her daughter, Cheryl. She and her husband then bought and ran the Grey Finch in Hull, which they eventually sold before becoming full-time residents of Hull. Alice enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Hull Garden Club. She was also fond of exercising and volunteering at the Senior Center, but, above all else, she loved being with her family.
Alice was predeceased by her husband William, Sr., her brother, Sonny Hurder, her sisters, Adelaide (Dolly) Sullivan, Helen Spooner, and Ruth Hally, as well as her son Richard Ferreira, her daughter Dorothy McInerney Ferreira, and her daughter Cheryl Ferreira Panagopoulos. Alice is survived by her son, William Ferreira, Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Georgetown, her grandchildren, Michael McInerney of Hanson, Marlene Dutcher of Titusville, Florida, Jonathan Ferreira and his wife Tiffany of Warwick, Rhode Island, Demitri Panagopoulos of Hull, four great grandchildren, George, James and Alice Dutcher, and Sophia Ferreira, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Friday at 10:15 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 94 Andover Street (Rte 133), Georgetown, MA, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. A private burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge will follow immediately after Mass. Wearing masks and social distancing will be required. A Memorial Mass in Hull will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Alice to the Prescott House Resident Council Fund, 140 Prescott Street, North Andover, MA 01845 or to St. Mary of the Assumption Parish-St. Ann Church, P. O. Box 565, Hull, MA 02045.
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