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Barry F. "Skip" DeMello

March 21, 1948July 14, 2019
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Barry F. “Skip” DeMello, age 71 of Port Charlotte, FL passed away July 14, 2019. He was born March 21, 1948 in New Bedford, MA to George and Elizabeth DeMello. Skip graduated New Bedford High School in 1966 and went on to proudly serve in the United States Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran. He later went on to work as a Foreman/Supervisor for the Charlotte County Public Works. Skip loved to cruise with his family and go fishing. He will be fondly remembered by his loving wife, Linda DeMello; his daughters, Jennifer (Dino) Grammatis, and Jessica (Richard) Rourke; his mother, Elizabeth (Gene) DeMello; Grandchildren, Anthony Cabral, Corbin (Samantha) Rourke, Lauren Cabral, Camrin Rourke, Alexander Kiesel, Caleb Kiesel, and Nia Grammatis; great grandson, Joel Rourke "JoJo"; brother, George DeMello; and many nieces and nephews. Skip was preceded in death by his father George DeMello and his son, Jamie Cabral. Visitation for Barry will be Sunday July 28, 2019 from 1-2pm with a service beginning at 2pm at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care; 1144 Veronica St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 28, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, July 28, 2019

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Barry F. "Skip" DeMello

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Greg Pike

August 6, 2019

Linda, Jen and Jess;

So sorry for your loss. Skip was a great guy!!

George DeMello Jr

July 28, 2019

We are praying for you and your family at this moment. In this time of grief let it be known, "you have never been nor will you ever be forgotten". RIP
With a broken hearts.
Your brother and sister in-law.
George and Michele DeMello

George DeMello Jr

July 28, 2019

Good-by Skip. By your choice and for many years you have been and will continue to be missed.
Brothers to the end.
May God forgive us.

Carole Raucci

July 22, 2019

Remembering him well, the loving home he provided for his family and his genuinely endearing character. May the strength of his great love abide with you even now, and help to get you through this. Peace be with you all, always.

Jean Mello

July 21, 2019

Linda, Jennifer and Jessica and family so very sorry for your loss remember him at Michael’s in Dartmouth and again in Florida was such a great guy Jean and Bill

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