Mary (Roda) Carneiro, 89, of Milford, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brewster MA. She was the wife of the late John Carneiro of 50 years, who passed away in 2001. She was born in Mineola, NY, daughter of the late Domingos and Lucinda (Rodrigues) Roda and was raised in Portugal. She returned to the United States in 1949. After her marriage in 1951 she resided in Milford for over 60 years before moving to Cape Cod with her daughter Melinda in 2012. She retired in 1989. Mary worked for many years as a stitcher for a variety of companies, including Richard Hat and Anthony Roberts. She retired in 1989. She is survived by her daughter Melinda of Mashpee, her brother, Antonio Roda and Zeferino Roda of Milford, one sister Ana Vaz of New Bedford and Florida, her sister-in-law Alice Roda of Milford and her sister-in-law Miquelina Barroso of Milford, many nieces and nephews whom she loved. Mary also leaves her “grandpup” beloved black lab Shamus.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Americo Roda, Alfred Roda and Domingos Roda, and her sister Hilda Roda-Piexoto. Her precious pets, Digger and Emmy Loo also passed before her.
Melinda wishes to Thank Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehab of Brewster for the wonderful care and concern they provided Mary after her stroke. Their kindness and professionalism will always be remembered warmly.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10 A.M. in the St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Winter St Milford. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral Mass from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford MA.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehab 383 South Orleans Rd. Brewster MA 02631