Norma Kercado

March 9, 2019


Norma Kercado, 42, of Fairhaven passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 9, 2019. She was the longtime companion of Odilio Benique.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of Rosalyn (Surita) Mercado and her companion Gordon Sweetman and the late Rafael Kercado, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven and was a graduate of Fairhaven High School. Norma enjoyed trips to the casinos and playing BINGO. She also had quite a sneaker collection.

She is survived by her companion, Odilio of Fairhaven; her mother Rosalyn and her companion Gordon of Fairhaven; four children, Odilio, Jr., Josemanuel, Thalia and Heavan all of Fairhaven and the late Rosalyn; a brother, Justin Kercado of Fairhaven; three sisters, Erlinda Mercado and her husband Jose Borges of New Bedford, Amanda Oliver of New Bedford and Jaslyn Sweetman of Fairhaven; her step-father Jose Mercado, many aunts, uncles and cousins, three nieces and six nephews.

Calling hours are Sunday from 3-6pm in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

A graveside service will be held Monday, March 18, 2019, at 10AM, in Rural Cemetery, New Bedford.

Calling Hours

MAR 17. 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

Graveside Service

MAR 18. 10:00 AM (EDT)

Rural Cemetery
New Bedford, MA

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