Dorothy Ferro

August 10, 1927 - October 11, 2019

Dorothy Ferro, 92, a resident of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, FL since 2012, formerly of South Dartmouth, MA, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Fort Myers. She was born August 10, 1927 in New Bedford, MA to John and Mary Pacheco, now deceased.

Dorothy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in South Dartmouth, MA. She was one of 11 brothers and sisters.  Family activities were always large and lively.  A special gathering point was the family beach “Palimo” in Fairhaven, MA. Dorothy enjoyed collecting antiques, gardening, and participating in family activities.   

She is survived by her loving son, Daniel G. Lima (Tracy) of Cape Coral, FL; two sisters, Theresa Pereira of Fairhaven, MA, and Norma Ferro (George) of Mansfield, MA; grandson, Joshua Lima (Christie) of Bremerton, WA; as well as two great grandsons, Issac Lima and Hunter Lima.

Dorothy was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Gilbert Lima and Noe Ferro.

Graveside Services will be held at St. John’s Cemetery in New Bedford, MA. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Dorothy Ferro are suggested to Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, 12468 Brantley Commons Court, Fort Myers, 33907.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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