Mervyn J. Fonseca
May 15, 1939 – December 31, 2018
Mervyn Fonseca (1939-2018) Mervyn Fonseca of Lakewood, NJ passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Fountain View Care Center in Lakewood, NJ. Born and raised in Mumbai, India to Bemvinda and Francis Fonseca, Mervyn migrated to the United States in 1969. He is survived by wife Elsa, of 54 years, and four children; son David Fonseca of Ocean Gate, daughter Susan Britland and granddaughter Emily of Hellertown, PA, son Jonathan and Dru Fonseca and grandchildren Quinn, Zoe, and Jonathan of Brielle, NJ, and daughter Stephanie and Daniel Macaluso and grandchildren Jack, Alexa, and Julia of Toms River, NJ, and siblings Denis, (Rudy -deceased), Geoffrey, Desiree, Mark, and families. Mervyn is predeceased by his parents, sister Mary, brothers Rudy and Fr. Hugh, nephew Andrew Fonseca and niece, Janice. Family and friends are invited to a service on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 1-4pm at D’Elia Funeral Home located at Route 70 and Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701.
- Memorial Gathering Saturday, January 5, 2019
- Memorial Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
Mervyn J. Fonseca
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January 5, 2019
Robert and Mervyn have been life long friends since school days. They even came to America together. When I married Robert in 1973, Mervyn and Elsa were the first to welcome me and since then we have been family loving and caring for each other. We even made Mervyn our first born Tamara's godfather. Unfortunately both Rob and Mervyn were victims of Parkinson disease which changed their quality of life. God knew best when he took them and now they are together watching over us from above.
The Remedios Family send our heartfelt condolences to Elsa, David, Susan, Jonathan, Stephanie and their families and pray that the Lord gives them courage and strength to bear this great loss.
May Mervyn's soul Rest in Peace!
January 3, 2019
He was Uncle Bugady to my son, Andrew, who predeceased Mervyn.
I am so grateful to Mervyn for all he, Elsa, David and the family have done for my family.