Antonio Melo
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Antonio Melo
  • January 23, 1962 - December 8, 2016
  • South Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Antonio J. Melo, age 54, of So. Dartmouth passed away Thursday, December 08, 2016 in Brigham and Women's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Lori (Viera) Melo to whom he had been married for 30 years.

Born in Salga, St. Michael, Azores, a son of Jose D. Melo and the late Maria (Oliveira) Melo, he immigrated to the United States in 1968. He was the proud owner of M&M Auto service and proudly served as a Lieutenant of the Dartmouth Fire Department, District 1 for 23 years. He loved to spend time with his three sons and his dog Teddy, he was member of the High Hill Fox and Coon Club, loved to play the Saxophone, bowl and fish.

In addition to his wife and his father, he is survived by three sons; Ryan, Richard and Mathew Melo of Dartmouth, three brothers; Carlos Melo, Ricardo Melo and his wife Wendy of Dartmouth, and Daniel Melo and his wife Gina of Acushnet, one sister; Maria Melo of Dartmouth, Godparents; Jose Louis Cordeiro of St. Michael and Lourdes Sousa of Dartmouth, two nieces; Jasmine and Kerri, two nephews; Joey and Nick, two Godchildren; Marc and Brendin, three great nieces and a great nephew.

His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9 AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth St., Dartmouth. Visiting hours Wednesday 4:00PM to 8:00 PM. Burial in South Dartmouth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute ,450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Relatives and friends invited. For tributes and directions: www.waring-sullivan.com