Cartwright Funeral Homes


FERREIRA, Maurice T. ‘’Mo’’, of Holbrook, passed away on November 9, 2022, after a brief illness, at the age of 93. Born in Oak Bluffs, Mo grew up in Provincetown and graduated from Provincetown High School. He then enlisted in the service and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mo had worked for the United States Postal Service for many years as a mail carrier, retiring as a mail handler from the South Boston Postal Annex. He was a member of the Holbrook Knights of Columbus, and in his free time, he enjoyed cheering on the Notre Dame football team and watching women’s college basketball. A devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Mo will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Maurice was the husband of the late Lesley (Spooner) Ferreira. Loving father of Karen Ferreira of Raynham, Linda Blanchette and her husband Charlie of Brockton and Justine Ferreira of NH. Son of the late Joseph and Elsie (Ponte) Ferreira. Devoted brother of James Ferreira of MI. Cherished “Papa” to Chuck, Amanda, Adam, Eric, Juliana and Lesley and “Great Papa” to Michael, James, Arthur and Jubilee. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Monday, November 14th from 10:30 – 11:30 AM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 68 So. Franklin St. (RT. 37), Holbrook. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon in St. Joseph Church, 153 So. Franklin St., Holbrook. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. To leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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