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Dartmouth Funeral Home

230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth, MA

OBITUARY

Antonio F. Marmelo

October 27, 1946September 11, 2020

Antonio F. Marmelo, 73, of Dartmouth passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Matos) Marmelo with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. They would have celebrated their anniversary in October.

Born in Linhares da Beira Portugal, a son of the late Joaquim and Lourdes (Figuerido) Marmelo he came to America in 1972. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Parish.

Mr. Marmelo worked as a mason contractor for 38 years with Marmelo Brothers Construction in Dartmouth. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Steven Marmelo and his wife Jessica of Dartmouth and a daughter, Melanie Marmelo and her fiancé David Sylvia of Dartmouth; two sisters, Emelia Freitas and her husband Jose of New Bedford and Rosa Almeida and her husband Jose of Acushnet; a brother, Jose Marmelo and his wife Fatima of Fairhaven; four grandchildren, Nathan Marmelo, Julian Marmelo, Nadia Sylvia and Hanna Sylvia. He was the brother of the late Goncalo Marmelo, Joao Marmelo and Elena Mimoso.

His funeral will be Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10 a.m. from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Julie Billiart Parish, 494 Slocum Rd., Dartmouth. Burial will follow in South Dartmouth Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or www.dana-farber.org.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Burial

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

Memories

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Mark Johnson

September 17, 2020

My condolences on your loss.

Michael Belyea

September 15, 2020

My deepest sympathies to you all.

Carlos Gonçalves

September 14, 2020

Our deepest condolences. Gonçalves family

Pauline Machado

September 14, 2020

Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold in your hearts forever. Tony, you will never be more than a thought away as long as there is a memory, you will be in our hearts forever. Be at peace, for heaven claimed another angel.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Antonio F. Marmelo, 73, of Dartmouth passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Matos) Marmelo with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. They would have celebrated their anniversary in October.

Born in Linhares da Beira Portugal, a son of the late Joaquim and Lourdes (Figuerido) Marmelo he came to America in 1972. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Parish.

Mr. Marmelo worked as a mason contractor for 38 years with Marmelo Brothers Construction in Dartmouth.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Steven Marmelo and his wife Jessica of Dartmouth and a daughter, Melanie Marmelo and her fiancé David Sylvia of Dartmouth; two sisters, Emelia Freitas and her husband Jose of New Bedford and Rosa Almeida and her husband Jose of Acushnet; a brother, Jose Marmelo and his wife Fatima of Fairhaven; four grandchildren, Nathan Marmelo, Julian Marmelo, Nadia Sylvia and Hanna Sylvia. He was the brother of the late Goncalo Marmelo, Joao Marmelo and Elena Mimoso.

His funeral will be Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10 a.m. from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Julie Billiart Parish, 494 Slocum Rd., Dartmouth. Burial will follow in South Dartmouth Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or www.dana-farber.org.

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