Mary (Mello) Almeida, 89, of Sacred Heart Home, 359 Summer St., New Bedford, died Sunday at the home. She was the wife of the late Dorante Almeida.
Born in Fall River, MA, a daughter of the late Mariano and Adelina (Amaral) Mello, she resided in Fall River most of her life, moving to New Bedford 7 years ago.
Mrs. Almeida worked as a sewing machine operator in the local garment industry.
She was a member of Santo Christo Church.
She is survived by a son, Edward Almeida of Dartmouth, MA; three daughters, Mary Medeiros and her husband John of Westport, MA, Julia Oliveira and her husband John of Dartmouth, MA and Claudia Tessier and her husband Ronald of Dartmouth, MA; a sister, Rita Pires of Tiverton, RI; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and two nephews. She was the grandmother of the late Mark Tessier.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in San to Christo Church. At the request of the family, calling hours are omitted. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Sacred Heart Home, 359 Summer St., New Bedford, MA 02740.