Jacqueline E. "Memere" (Vancour) Miranda

Died: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020


9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

Funeral Mass

11:30 AM Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church 1359 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford, MA

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New Bedford – Jacqueline E. “Memere” (Vancour) Miranda, 71, of New Bedford, died Friday, February 14, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Nicholas Miranda.
     Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Wallace E. Vancour and Mary (Todd) Vancour Bastien, she lived here all her life.  She was employed as a customer representative for A.F.C. (American Flexible Conduit) until her retirement.
     “Memere” as affectionately known to her family and friends, loved her cats, Snowbelle, Mini Mouse and Phineaus.  She especially enjoyed spending time with all her  children.
     Survivors include 3 daughters, Gail Miranda, Brenda Amarello and Jennifer Arruda; 2 sons, Nicholas Miranda and Adam Miranda; 1 sister, Mary Texeira; 7 grandchildren, Issac, Mason, Sarah, Dillon, Joseph, Ebony and Jameson; 2 great-grandchildren, Olivia and Riley; and several nieces and nephews.
     She was the sister of the late Marilyn Cloutier.
     A special thank you to  Astynne Ramos, Kendra DeMello, Brittany Brassells and Kristie Botelho.
     Visitation is 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by a Mass at 11:30 A.M. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, New Bedford.  For condolences, visit www.machnowskifuneral.com.

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Debby Fontaine
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Jackie, you will be missed! Have a great time in heaven with Nick, my mom and Paul, perhaps a card game is in order!! Rest in peace xo

Anne Przystarz
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Rest in peace my friend. Will always remember your friendship working together at AFC.

Nina Rodrigues Jaipargas
   Posted Tue February 18, 2020
Rest in peace

The Pereira Family
   Posted Wed February 19, 2020
Sending our Deepest condolences to you and your family

Debra Jones
   Posted Wed February 19, 2020
Joey and Jenn I am so sorry for your lost. I was glad to here what a beautiful support mother figure to my Joe. Love to you all

Bel DeBarros
   Posted Wed February 19, 2020
To Riley and the entire Miranda family, I wish to express my deepest sympathy. Jackie was a beautiful woman that I had the pleasure of knowing for a short time. She is now an angel joining Nick watching over you. My heart hurts for you.

Erin Rosa
   Posted Fri February 21, 2020
Jenn, Issac, Mason and the Miranda family, please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your mom and grandmother. She was always full of spunk when I saw her and that's how I'll remember her. Jenn, just know that I'm here for you guys day or night. Remember she's back with your dad now. Love you, Erin and Rylie

Carlota DuarteCarvalho
   Posted Fri February 21, 2020

A Little Bit of Sunshine was sent by Carlota and Jose Carvalho.

To The Miranda Family I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I am honored and blessed to have known your mother. She will be truly missed. My condolences. Sincerely, Carlota and Jose Carvalho

Monica G.
   Posted Sat February 22, 2020
Sending my heartfelt apologies to the whole Miranda Family! Jenn, Adam, & Ryan I Love you 3 so much and I am so sorry for your loss. Rip Mrs. Miranda❤ You will be greatly missed🙏

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