OBITUARY

Mary Duarte

February 14, 1925April 6, 2019

Mary (Roderiques) Duarte, age 94 of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Dionele “Danny” P. Duarte. They were married for 67 years before her husband’s passing.

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late John and Herminia (DeJesus) Roderiques, she was lifelong resident of the city. Mary was employed as a Nurses Aide at St. Luke’s Hospital for several years but also worked at Cornell Dubilier. She enjoyed spending quality time with her close family, especially her granddaughters, celebrating her Madeiran heritage and was a a certified chocoholic.

She is survived by her son Michael P. Duarte and his wife, Lorraine Duarte of New Bedford; two granddaughters Melissa Duarte and her husband Peter Townsend of Connecticut and Christina Duarte and her husband Robert Plater of New Jersey; two great-grandchildren Charlotte and Reid Townsend, her brother-in-law, Henry Sylvia, sister-in-law Jovalina Tarini and her husband, Arthur Tarini, and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was the sister of the late John Roderiques, Dorothy Desrosiers, Manuel Roderiques and Connie Sylvia.

Her Visitation will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10am to 11 am in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME AT DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by her Funeral Service at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne immediately following her service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you be kind to a lonely soul. For online tributes and directions, please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com

Services

26 April

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth

230 Russells Mills Rd.
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02748

26 April

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth

230 Russells Mills Rd.
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02748

26 April

Burial

2:30 pm

Massachusetts National Cemetery

Connery Ave
Bourne, Massachusetts 02665

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Mary Duarte

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