Roy Stephen “Steve” DeMello, 73

Jun 23, 2020

Roy Stephen “Steve” DeMello, 73, of Dartmouth passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at his home. Born on July 25, 1946 in New Bedford, MA, he was the beloved son of Joseph and Mary (Pacheco) DeMello.

Roy had been a fisherman for many years and later quahogged for a few more years. He had also been a drummer in the band Voyage for many years along with his cousin Wayne.

Roy is survived by his former wife, Pauline DeMello; his children, Lyn DeMello, Kelli DeMello, Sandra Rebello, Carolyn DeMello, Christie DeMello, Jill DeMello Perez and Matthew DeMello, who Roy lived with and was cared for by; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Stephen DeMello.

Roy’s visiting hours were held Thursday, June 18, 2020. Burial will be private.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA. For online guestbook, visit