Nancy R. Pereira, 71, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at her home. Born in Taunton, Ma. she was the daughter of the late Raul and Rose (Silvia) Pereira. Nancy was a customer service representative for the former New England Telephone Company before she retired. She was an avid sports fan, but she especially loved the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox and the PC Friars. She was a lover of all animals.She leaves one brother, Adelino Pereira and his wife Donna, one sister in law, Shirley A. Pereira McCraken, two nephews, two nieces and several great nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Raul Pereira, Jr.Her funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.