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Edward Pontes

August 28, 1933 ~ April 6, 2019 (age 85)

Obituary

NEW BEDFORD; Edward Pontes, 85, passed away at Sacred Heart Nursing Home on Saturday, April 06, 2019 after a period of declining health. He was the son of the late Augustinho Pontes and Conceicao Roderigues Pontes.

He was a life long resident of the New Bedford area. Formerly employed at the City of New Bedford Water Dept. as a Laborer until his retirement.
Mr. Pontes served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, he received, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal & Ribbon, U.N. Service Medal & Ribbon, Korean P.U.C. Service Medal & Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal & Ribbon.

He survived by a sister Alice Mueller and her husband James of Ohio. Also several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral mass on Thursday, April 11 at 9 AM at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. His burial will be at the  Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

Arrangements are by the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford.

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Services

Funeral Mass
Thursday
April 11, 2019

9:00 AM
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church
136 Earle Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

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