Beverly J. Mello (Sylvia)

Beverly J. Mello (Sylvia), 79, of Rochester, MA died Monday, January 21, 2013 after a long illness at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. She was the companion of the late Joseph Carvalho of Westport.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Manuel J. and Doris M. (Chace) Sylvia, she had lived in Rochester for over forty years. Mrs. Mello had worked as a cook at the Mattapoisett Nursing Home and was a member of the Holy Ghost Club in Westport.

Survivors include her 4 daughters: Susan Savaria of Acushnet, Lynne A. Lima and her husband Bruce of Rochester, Jo-Ann Camara of FL and Regina Mendonca of New Bedford, 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her former husband Frank Mello.

Mrs. Mello was the mother of the late David W. Mello.

A graveside service to which relatives and friends are invited will be Monday, January 28, 2013 at Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford at 11:00 A.M.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 1-4 P.M.

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