Eva (Moniz) Dion, 82, of Fairhaven, MA passed away at Sippican Nursing Home after a brief but courageous battle of cancer. She was the wife of the late Roger L Dion.
Eva was born in New Bedford, MA on May 15, 1931 to the late Bento and Maria (Cabral) Moniz and spent most of her life in Fairhaven. She was a valued member of the community at her residence of Dana Court in Fairhaven, where she enjoyed many friendships.
Eva was a very vivacious woman and will be notably missed for her feisty and quick-witted personality. She was also a former member of the Fairhaven VFW Post 2892 and enjoyed puzzles. Eva was also a loving grandmother to her 4 grandchildren, Grey Rabbit Dion Puett, Abigail Dion, Austin Dion, and Kristin Andrade and her husband Kyle.
Survivors in addition to her grandchildren, include her sons Mark Dion and his wife Dana of New York, NY and Bryan Dion and his wife Lisa of Fall River, MA, and her two sisters Tena Marshall and Dolores Teixeira. Eva was preceded in death by her brothers Louis and Daniel Moniz and her sisters Mary Gula, Lena Sales, and Elsie Sundeen.
Friends may gather for a visitation on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA from 4-8pm. A funeral service will take place the following day at ROCK Funeral Home at 11am with burial to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, Eva has requested that donations be made to
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123-1718.