Fairlawn Mortuary


Sharon M. Giammatteo

March 4, 1946November 22, 2020

Sharon M. (Braz) Giammatteo, 74, of Fairhaven, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Our Lady’s Haven. She was the wife of the late Joseph Giammatteo.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Ercolano and Herminia (Gaspar) Braz, she had resided in Fairhaven for the past 31 years.

Sharon was a kindhearted woman, loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was always there to listen during good times and bad. She cherished the time spent with family, including her loving grandchildren. She enjoyed listening to her oldies music, reading, and was an avid cat lover. She was a wonderful person that will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her sons, Michael Braz and his wife Julia of Dartmouth, John Braz, Ryan Braz and his wife Patrice of Fairhaven, and Leo Braz of New Bedford; stepdaughters Tracy Warriner and her husband Brad, Gina Brumbaugh and her husband Richard of Missouri; her brother, Sidney Stojak of New Bedford; her sister, Joyce Quiles of Pennsylvania; fifteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Betty Martin-Sylvia, Manuel Stojak and Paul Stojak.

Donations in her memory may be made to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 72 East Concord St., Room C3, Boston, MA 02118.

Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. For online tributes, please visit:


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Mike Sylvia

December 8, 2020

R.I.P. Aunt Sharon. You will be greatly missed. I started missing you the moment I heard of your passing. I will eventually learn to deal with the sadness and try to remember all the good times. And there were many. I hope your with Joe and all of the family and friends that left this world before you. Give my Mom a big hug for me. Till we meet again Aunty, Your forever in my heart. Your loving Nephew, Mikey. Ta Ta