Laura A. Mendonca
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Laura A. Mendonca
  • August 19, 1926 - February 22, 2017
  • So. Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Laura Agnes (Sylvia) Mendonca, age 90, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Hathaway Manor surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Edward Monteiro Mendonca with whom she shared 70 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Enos and Frances L. (Frazer) Sylvia. She lived in Dartmouth for over 50 years. Laura worked as a stitcher in the local garment industry until her retirement.

Survivors include two sons: Ernest Mendonca and his wife Betty of Dartmouth, Wayne Mendonca and his wife Dianne of New Bedford, 4 grandchildren: Christopher Mendonca of Vallejo, CA, Tracy Cooley and her husband Michael of Somerset, Tara Mendonca and her partner Krystal Resendes of New Bedford, Derek Mendonca and his wife Vanda of New Bedford, 8 great grandchildren: Austin, Dylan, Tyler, Nathan, Morgan, Kaylin, Gavin, and Kennedy.

Her visitation will be held Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 5-8pm at the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME AT DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth. Her funeral will be held at 10 am with a service at 11 am at the funeral home. Burial in South Dartmouth Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. For tributes and directions: www.waring-sullivan.com.