Dartmouth – Zelia P. de Medeiros, age 90, of Dartmouth, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Liberal J. de Medeiros.
Zelia was born in St. Michael, Azores to the late Antonio Pacheco and Pulsena (Jacome) Pacheco. She had moved to this area in 1961 and had worked for Calvin Klein clothing manufacturing for many years.
Zelia is survived by her husband, Liberal de Medeiros; son, Antonio M. Medeiros and his wife Susan of East Freetown; grandsons, Stephen Medeiros and Chad Medeiros; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Joao Pacheco and his late wife Bertha Pacheco of New Bedford, Deacon Eduardo Pacheco and his wife Rosalinda of New Bedford and Antonio Pacheco and his wife Maria of Westport; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Zelia’s visiting hours will be held on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at Perry Funeral Home. Her funeral will take place on Tuesday morning, beginning in the funeral home at 10:00 A.M. and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Julie Billiart Church 11:00 A.M. Please check back soon on the updated times. Burial will immediately follow in South Dartmouth Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that you consider making a donation in Zelia’s memory to the Amedysis Foundation, 182 North Main Street, Fall River, MA 02720.
Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth Street, New Bedford, Ma. 02740. Please see our website: www.perryfuneral.com for condolences.