OBITUARY

Jose I. DeMello

October 24, 1932November 15, 2021
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Jose I. DeMello, 89 of Dartmouth, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 in his residence after a brief illness with his family by his bedside. He was the husband of the late Odilia P. DeMello.

He was born in Bretanha, Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Jose I. DeMelo and Mary (Soares) Mello, he was a Dartmouth resident for 64 years and a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. He was devoted to his family and was happiest when spending time with them, especially the little ones. He enjoyed working in his yard and garden. He is survived by his children, Susan Faria and her husband Joseph of Dartmouth, Cathy DeMello and her partner Robert Armer of FL and Wayne DeMello and his partner Susie Cabral of Dartmouth; his grandchildren, Kristi Proulx and her husband Andrew, Christopher Faria and Jake DeMello; two great-grandchildren, Logan and Nolan Proulx; his siblings, Eduarda Souza and her husband David and Dennis Mello and his wife Betty; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Eduardo Melo, Connie Frias, John Mello, Gilly Mello and Tiny DeMello.

A special thank you to Southcoast Hospice VNA, Coastline and Care With Love, Barbara, Deb and Libby.

His funeral service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 10:00AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd. Dartmouth followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in St. Julie Billiart Church, 494 Slocum Rd., Dartmouth. Visitation Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial in South Dartmouth Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, November 19, 2021

  • Burial

    Friday, November 19, 2021

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Octavio Melo

November 20, 2021

So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. May he rest in peace. Our condolences to the entire family. Stay safe and strong.

Gilda Ferreira

November 18, 2021

I am saddened to hear of Joe’s passing but I know that Odilia, Joe’s brothers, Mary and Frank and Joe’s parents were there to meet him. How was a wonderful person and loved him family. He will be missed.

Gilda Ferreira and family.

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