Jaime M. Mello, 68

Aug 31, 2020

Jaime M. Mello, 68, of Dartmouth, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at St. Luke's Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Manuel Cabral Mello and Maria de Deus (Costa) Mello.

Born in Nordeste, St. Michael, Azores, he emigrated to Fall River in 1971 and resided in Dartmouth since 2000.

Jaime was employed as a truck driver in the construction field and as a pipefitter for General Dynamics.

In his younger days, he was a talented soccer player for Fall River Sports Club and, in recent times, enjoyed spending time with friends at the club.

He was also an avid vegetable gardener and cherished time spent with his family.

His family includes his longtime companion, Leonor Umbelina of Dartmouth; three sons, Philip Mello and Nathanael Mello, both of Fall River and Andrew Mello of Las Vegas; two sisters, Celeste Teves of Canada and Fatima Melo and her husband, Nuno of Nordeste, St. Michael, Azores and several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral arrangements entrusted to Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen St., New Bedford.