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Mauricio M. Melo 91

Mauricio M. Melo, 91, of Milford passed away peacefully on May 5, 2022 at Milford Regional Medical Center. He was born in Mairos, Chaves Portugal to the late Antonio and Ana Melo, and emigrated to the United States in January 1950. He became a U.S. Citizen in 1955. He was very proud of his citizenship. He was married to the love of his life Irene (Silva) Melo for 69 years.

Mauricio is also survived by his son Attorney David J. Melo of Jackson Heights New York and his daughter Joyce A. Melo of Milford, along with many nieces and nephews.

Mauricio retired after 50 years working for New England Carpenters Union Local 336. He was a member and former president of the Milford Portuguese Club and also a parishioner of St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church. Mauricio enjoyed traveling the country in his motor home and spending winters in Florida. Most of all, time spent with family and friends was of the most importance. The love he had for his family was immeasurable.

He was predeceased by his two beloved siblings his brother Francisco Melo and his sister Alice Morais.

Calling hours will be Tuesday May 10, 2022 from 9:30-11:30 A.M. at the Consigli Funeral Home 46 Water St Milford, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at12:00 pm (noon) at the St. Mary’s of the Assumption 17 Winter St Milford. The burial will follow at the St Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donation can be made to St Mary’s Renovation Fund.

Guest Book

I’m so very sorry for your loss….my thoughts and prayers are with you all…. Big hugs for my sweet Joyce…. I will be in touch soon to come see you …
Nancy Fertitta

Our deepest sympathy to all the family may he R. I. P
Paulo and carmelina vaz

My deepest condolences to de Melo’s Family. May he rest in peace. God bless you all, my prayers are with you 🙏🙏😢😢
Pedro &Nanda Bernardes

Our condoleces to the family, may he rest in the sweetest of peace.
Ana Caldas e Maria Demoura

Auntie, Joyce, Melo family and “our Morais family”, we are so very sorry for your loss. Uncle Mauricio always had a twinkle in his eyes and a smile on his face. We know he enjoyed every minute with his family and was so proud of you all, especially his very special loving wife and Joyce❤️ May the memories you shared bring smiles to your faces in the near future. Love Kathy & Bob
Bob & Kathy Rogers

As I stand here, bereaved of my dear Uncle Maurice, I can recall one of his favourite stories about how he built his own house by himself working late afternoons and evenings after his normal work day. He would replenish his energy by bringing a 10 lb bag of cooked potatoes and 2 loaves of bread to work each day. I found him to be a wealth of knowledge and very passionate. We would talk about carpentry, cars, his travels and life itself and I enjoyed every minute of it. I have a ton of sweet memories about him, and I could go on telling his tales for days. But I know that would only cover an ounce of his life and it would still be an imperfect explanation of someone I loved so much. I know that even though he’s gone, he is still there with us, in the leaves of the trees that he planted, in the fruits that bloom in full swing in the season and in the shade of his pride sculptured Hedges that we all so dearly loved to tease him about. And I hope to live life the best I can, following his principles and teachings that will be treasured by many generations in our family to come. Thank you all for taking the time to pay your condolences to our beloved departed soul May he rest in peace.
Jose Melo Morais

Irene, Joyce and David. I will always remember Mauricio as a kind, loving, sweet man. Your family and the Morais family were very welcoming to us when we arrived in 1960 to the US and I will always cherish those memories. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Tina Gomes & Maria DaCosta

Mr. David I am so sorry for your loss. Sending heartfelt condolences to you and yours. May his soul Rest In Peace 🙏🙏 I pray to the almighty to Give strength to the family to bear this loss.
Harshit Chugh

David - I’m so saddened to know the hardship your family is going through, and I want to offer my condolences and support. Please know how sorry I am for your loss. Bonnie Milcarek
Bonnie Milcarek

Always smiling! Such a blessing to have a kind soul to share in holidays and family events. xoxo
Erica McQuesten & Eli

David- although I did not know your Dad I do know he was a great man from the son he raised. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Anthony L. Marciano
Anthony L. Marciano

Irene and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tom Sebastiao

To my friend, David Melo and family, My deepest condolences. May your dad Rest In Peace with the almighty. Your loss is heartfelt. May you and your family continue to remember him through your everlasting love, dedication and prayers. God Bless. Tightest hugs and sweetest kisses xoxox Francisca Nunez
Francisca Nunez

David,and family, While yours truly has only seen your beloved in minds eye via conversations regarding family and food with David, and reading now his beautiful tribute, it is clearer that David your role in New York as the lawyers lawyer and mans man was passed on to you from parent. My dear friend, prayers 🙏 lifted up for soul of your father and you and your family.
Angelo A. DiGangi

To David, Irene & Joyce~ David, you have been my law partner and one of my very dearest friends for more than 40 years; it has been a true blessing knowing you and I extend those sympathies to you and yours which words cannot express but with the certainty that your father must have been incredibly proud of you and similarly blessed to have had such a son.
Fernando F. Arias, Jr.

We will always remember his smile and teasing manner…always teasing, but for a purpose…a purpose to help the person grow. He will be forever remembered in our hearts. May gentle breezes and the sweet memories he left you, and all of us, help to fill your sadness Auntie Irene, David, and Joyce.
Fatima David

Dear Irene and family so sorry to see this I am living in Georgia now but thoughts and prayers go out to you
Rosanne Hickey

A Beautiful Life , A Beautiful Family ,God Bless
dottie pollitt

My dear Irene and Joyce. My heartfelt condolences to both of you. I am so very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. If there is anything I can do, please don't hesitate to ask
Maureen H Gulino

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