Baby Child 03

Jamie K. Prata

September 21, 2022


Jamie K. Prata, age 44 of East Freetown, passed away at home unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of James Alan Prata and the late Christine E. (Conway) Watkins, step daughter of the late Sheldon Watkins, and beloved wife of Adam Gomes of 13 years. Jamie had a passion for collecting stuffed animals. Her most beloved were Steiff, Vermont Teddy Bears, and Charlie Bears. She also loved her pets and was an ardent animal advocate.  She loved reading, writing, poetry, computers, cars, and the ocean.

Jamie was one of a kind. She had a heart of gold and enjoyed contributing to many charities.  She was an amazing wife, daughter, sister and friend who will be dearly missed.  

In addition to her father and husband she is survived by her sister Stacey Prata, an aunt, uncle, and two cousins who called her auntie.

Calling hours for Jamie will take place on Friday, September 30 from 4-7 PM at Donaghy New Day Funeral Home, 465 County St. New Bedford. To express condolences to the family or to light a candle please visit: 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Jude’s Children's Hospital, the ASPCA, or Modest Needs in her memory. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jamie K. Prata, please visit our floral store.


Calling Hours
September 30, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Donaghy New Day Funeral and Cremation Care
465 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740


ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals)
424, E. 92nd Street NY 10128

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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