Carmelita I. (Medeiros) Leite

December 30, 2018


Carmelita I. (Medeiros) Leite, 90, of Taunton, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Morton Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Antonio F. Leite.

Born in Faial, daTerra, Azores, Portugal, the daughter of the late Jose and Conceicao (Chaves) DeMedeiros, she settled in Taunton in 1967. She was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church, in Taunton.
Mrs. Leite had worked at Frank Noone Shoe and later Swanks until her retirement. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by a son, Anthony Leite of Taunton; three daughters, Mary Jo Morgado and her husband Mario, Odilia Couto and her husband Filomeno and Mary Lou Rezendes and her husband John all of Taunton; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Leite was the mother of the late David Leite, baby Connie and also Connie Leite and she was the last of 13 children.

Calling hours are Friday, from 4-8pm, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton.

Her funeral will be Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 9am, from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10am, in St. Anthony Church, School St., Taunton. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling Hours

JAN 4. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


JAN 5. 9:00 AM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

JAN 5. 10:00 AM (EST)

Saint Anthony Church, Taunton
126 School Street
Taunton, MA

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