OBITUARY

Dorothy E. Garcia

February 2, 1921September 6, 2018

Dorothy E Garcia, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, 9/6/2018, at The Oaks Nursing Home in New Bedford, MA. She was the wife of the late Antone M Garcia. She lived most of her life in Fairhaven, MA.

Born in Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, she was the daughter of the late Jiles Amancio and Wilhelmina (Moniz) Amancio. She worked at Hastings Junior High School in Fairhaven for 17 years until her retirement.

Dorothy was an avid Bingo player and loved stopping for yard sales.

Survivors include: daughter, JoAnn Scherzinger and husband Michael of OH; daughter, Autumn Hill and husband Daryl of WV; son, Donald Garcia and wife Maureen of FL; sister, Mildred Dias of Fairhaven.

Grandchildren include: Sean Perry, Matthew Perry, Dustin Scherzinger, and Rebekka Scherzinger - all of OH; Debra O'Leary of Berkley; Marguerite Sargelis of CT; Christy Willumson of TN, Deanna Sites, Chelsea Moore, and Jesse Hill - all of WV

Great grandchildren include: Daniel O'Leary, Cullen O'Leary, Hannah O'Leary, Timothy O'Leary, Jarred Arsenault - all of MA and Braden and Sarah Arsenault, Meghan Arsenault - all of CT; and Stephanie (Ashley) Garcia of TN. Great great grandchild: Riley O'Leary.

She was the mother of the late Carol A Mallinson and the late Steven A Garcia.

She was also the grandmother of the late Scott Mallinson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 309 Waverly Oaks Rd in Waltham, MA, 02452, or the family requests you plant a tree in her memory. Her visitations will be held, Tuesday, 9/11/2018, from 4-8pm at the Waring Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA with a memorial service at 7:30pm.

  • DONATIONS

  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Or the family requests you a plant a tree in her memory

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 11, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial Private
REMEMBERING

Dorothy E. Garcia

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Debra O’Leary

September 10, 2018

Linda Perry

September 8, 2018

Always has been one of my favorite pictures of two sisters ❤️

Maggie Sargelis

September 8, 2018

Maggie Sargelis

September 8, 2018

Chelsea Moore

September 8, 2018

Auntie JoAnn and her mom. Aug 11, 2018.

Chelsea Moore

September 8, 2018

Aunt Milly and her sister. June 27, 2018

Chelsea Moore

September 8, 2018

Mom (Autumn) with grandma and Chelsea (me) Sept 6, 2016

Chelsea Moore

September 8, 2018

Mom (Autumn) and grandma Sept 6, 2016

Chelsea Moore

September 8, 2018

grandma and mom and Chelsea Sept. 6, 2016

Maggie Sargelis

September 8, 2018