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Michael L. Moniz

June 11, 1990 — October 30, 2018

FALL RIVER… Michael L. “Mikey” Moniz, 28, of Fall River passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 after a long battle with Batten’s Disease.

He was born in Fall River a son of Edward D. and MaryEllen (Mendes) Mendes-Moniz of Fall River and had been a lifelong resident of this city.

Mikey graduated from the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown in 2007. He graduated from the Schwartz Center for Children in Dartmouth in 2012 and was currently in a day program at Crystal Springs School in Assonet.

Mikey was a Tiger Cub with Pack 50 and worked his way to Boy Scout with Troop 50 both at St. Anne’s Church. He enjoyed music, monster trucks, motorcycles, and boats as well as Scooby Doo and Sponge Bob Square Pants.

Survivors include his parents, maternal grandfather, Agostinho Furtado of Pawtucket, RI, 2 brothers: Edward C. Moniz and his wife Melissa and David J. Moniz and his companion Amanda Wallant all of Fall River, a sister, Melissa Carvalho and her husband Jeff of Riverside, RI, an uncle, John D. Furtado of Pawtucket, nieces and nephews: Kayden, Everley, and Ryland Moniz. He was grandson of the late Irene (Marks) Furtado and Leonard and Mary (Costa) Moniz.

Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 8 AM from the OLIVEIRA FUNERAL HOME, 215 Columbia St., Fall River followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 AM at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St., Fall River. Calling hours will be Sunday 4 – 8 PM. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Donation may be sent in his memory to Batten’s Disease c/o

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