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Alvaro "Fred" Tavares DeMello

June 5, 1960 ~ September 5, 2020 (age 60)


Alvaro “Fred” Tavares DeMello, 60, of Sowams Drive passed away on September 5, 2020 at home.

Born in Fenais da Luz, St. Michael, Azores, Portugal, he was the son of Maria Conceicao Melo of Bristol and the late Manuel Cabral deMelo.  He is survived by his daughters Stephanie Young and her husband Matthew of Smithfield and Melanie DeMello and her husband Randy of Cranston.  Fred was the husband of Patricia Fitzpatrick; stepfather of Hope DiFonzo,  He was the grandfather of Vincent Morales, Sienna Young, Nolan Young, Madelyn Young, Jeremiah DeMello, Gavin Crowe-DeMello, Caleb Crowe-DeMello, Zackary Crowe and step-grandfather of Alexis DiFonzo.  He was the brother of Maria T. Berard, Joseph DeMello and Antonio DeMello.

Alvaro was educated in Bristol and was employed as a sheet rock installer.

Calling hours are Wednesday, September 9th, 9:30 – 10:30 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground.

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Calling Hours
September 9, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
September 9, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Church
577 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

September 9, 2020

12:00 PM
North Burial Ground
1081 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809

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