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Isabel G. Pontes

July 30, 1924May 23, 2021

Isabel (Gomes) Pontes, 96 of Fairhaven, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Joao "John" Pontes.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Antonio and Eulalia Gomes, she was a long time resident of Fairhaven and was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven. She was employed at New Bedford manufacturing for 25 years, prior to her retirement in 1986. Isabel loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed travelling with her family.

Isabel is survived by her children, Anthony Nunes Pontes of New Bedford, Leonard N. Pontes of Fairhaven and John N. Pontes, Jr. of Sanford, ME; two grandchildren, Jason Pontes and Lisa Melo both of New Bedford; three great-grandchildren, Jordan and John Melo and Caleb Pontes.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 9:00AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM in St. Joseph's Church, 74 Spring Street, Fairhaven. Burial to follow in River-Side Cemetery, Main Street, Fairhaven. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00PM. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 27, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, May 27, 2021

  • Burial

    Thursday, May 27, 2021

Memories

Isabel G. Pontes

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Mary Jo McCarten

May 26, 2021

Tony, Fatima, Lenny, John (junior) and family, so sorry for the loss of Auntie Isabel. We have so many great memories of time spent with her over the years, and God Blessed us with her love, laughter and playing cards.

God Bless
Mary Jó, Chis, and Sam

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY