Donald Medeiros, 80, of Rochester died August 16, 2013 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness.
He was the husband of Manuela M. (Almeida) Medeiros.
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Joseph and Belmira(Cordeiro) Medeiros, he was raised in Fairhaven and lived in Rochester for the last 40 years.
Mr. Medeiros was formerly self-employed as a crane operator and a member of I.U.O.E. Local #4 for over 50 years.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife; his 4 children, Steven Medeiros and his wife Donna of Rochester, Susan Manzi of New Bedford, Donald Medeiros, Jr, and his wife Linda of Acushnet and Christie Marotta and her husband Christopher of Rochester; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM in St. John Neumann Church. Burial will follow in North Rochester Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday from 4-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County St., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For directions and on-line condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.