Dartmouth Funeral Home

230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth, MA


Eileen Mendonca

October 6, 1938August 11, 2019

Eileen (Verissimo) Mendonca, 80, of Dartmouth passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 in CareOne at New Bedford after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Nelson P. Mendonca.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Louis and Elsie (Medeiros) Verissimo, she lived most of her life in Dartmouth. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Dartmouth.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Louis Mendonca and his wife Susan of Westport; a daughter, Catherine Medeiros and her husband Manuel of Dartmouth; two grandsons, Christopher Medeiros and Neil L. Mendonca and his wife Stephanie; two great grandchildren, Harrison Mendonca and Connor Medeiros; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth. Burial will be in S. Dartmouth Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or www.alz.org. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Burial Friday, August 16, 2019


Eileen Mendonca

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Ty Chapman

August 14, 2019

Lou, sorry to hear about your mom. I wish you and family the best this week. Ty

Lynn delacruzlynn

August 13, 2019

When I was young I always looked up to you and even as and adult I did always loved your hugs and kisses telling everyone this is my godchild even when I moved to Florida we always talked and when i came home i came to see you first you will be missed so much by me 😭 I'm glad i got a chance to see you when I came home to tell you I loved you and you said it back rip tell my family I love them 💔fly like a beautiful butterfly u have your wings now

Lori- ann Mello-Pisciotta

August 12, 2019

Share a memory ? She was part of almost every single childhood memory I have.. and my mom's and dads lifetime friend.. now they're ALL together again..Rest easily till we see you again..

Pamela Verissimo

August 12, 2019

Our Dearest Eileen,
We have so many good memories here in Florida at our home and time we went to Las Vegas and walked so much and was able to take in all in.
We has some good laughs while enjoying our evening wine, that was a must..
We remember having a cook out at your home, good reunion to see everyone.
Rest in Peace, our cousin.
Love , Pam and Frank (JR)