Mary (Perry) Montelli, 90, of Fairhaven passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Our Lady’s Lady’s Haven, in Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Charles Montelli.
Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joaquim Pereira and the late Adeline (Barros) Perry, she grew up in Mattapoisett and lived in New York for over 30 years before returning to Fairhaven where she settled. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church, in Fairhaven. Mary enjoyed music and traveling and especially spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by two sisters, Ilda Santos and Isabell Alves; three brothers, Jack, John and Joe Pereira and many nieces and nephews. Mary was the sister of the late Alice Pina, Dominga Rodrigues and Antone Perry and she was the companion of the late William Ramos.
Mary will be cremated and a Memorial Mass will be held Monday, April 6, 2015, at 10:00 am, in St. Joseph’s Church, in Fairhaven. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven.