FALL RIVER… Alexandria “Lil” (Miranda) Mello, 104, of Fall River, formerly of Assonet, passed away April 2, 2022 at the Fall River Jewish Home.
She was the widow of the late Joseph A. Mello, Jr.
Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late John P. Miranda and Iscolastinha (Julio) Miranda.
Mrs. Mello worked as a machine operator at the former Samesta Manufacturing, retiring in 1980. Lil loved playing bingo with her daughter-in-law Mary and hosting family dinners every Sunday night. She was also an avid New England sports fan, and enjoyed cheering on the Bruins, Red Sox, and Patriots.
Survivors include her son Edward Mello and his wife Mary, of Fall River; her sister Mary Mello, of Pascoag, RI; 8 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 26 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late John Mello and Natalie Bolton.
Calling hours will be held Friday, April 8, from 9 – 10:30 AM, from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 215 Columbia St., Fall River, MA 02721. A funeral mass will be held, following the calling hours, at 11AM at Santo Christo Church, Columbia St., Fall River. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.
Mrs. Mello's family would like to thank the Fall River Jewish Home's staff and Compassionate Care Hospice, for the care and support they provided to her.