Antonio F. Marmelo, 73

Sep 21, 2020

Antonio F. Marmelo, 73, of Dartmouth passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Matos) Marmelo with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. They would have celebrated their anniversary in October.

Born in Linhares da Beira Portugal, a son of the late Joaquim and Lourdes (Figuerido) Marmelo he came to America in 1972. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Parish.

Mr. Marmelo worked as a mason contractor for 38 years with Marmelo Brothers Construction in Dartmouth.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Steven Marmelo and his wife Jessica of Dartmouth and a daughter, Melanie Marmelo and her fiancé David Sylvia of Dartmouth; two sisters, Emelia Freitas and her husband Jose of New Bedford and Rosa Almeida and her husband Jose of Acushnet; a brother, Jose Marmelo and his wife Fatima of Fairhaven; four grandchildren, Nathan Marmelo, Julian Marmelo, Nadia Sylvia and Hanna Sylvia. He was the brother of the late Goncalo Marmelo, Joao Marmelo and Elena Mimoso.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or

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