Sylvester “Syl” Medeiros

December 31, 2018


Sylvester "Syl" Medeiros, a resident of Somerset, MA and Sarasota, FL, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018, in his Somerset home. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (O'Brien) Medeiros who passed away in 2014.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late Sylvester Medeiros and the late Georgianna (Pimental) Medeiros, Syl was a 1952 graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School who went on to serve in the US Army from 1954 to 1956. He worked more than 20 years in Management for Coca-Cola Company in Fall River, MA, Providence, RI and Needham, MA.

Syl loved being outside and enjoyed fishing, swimming and working in the yard. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Montaup Country Club, in Portsmouth, RI, and Bobby Jones Golf Club, in Sarasota, FL. He was also quite good at making custom golf clubs and loved a good game of cribbage!!

He is survived by three sons, David B. Medeiros and wife Susan of Hodges, SC, Edward "Ted" Medeiros and his wife, Celia of Pascoag, RI, and Douglas J. Medeiros of Newport, RI; two sisters, Olivia Martin and Agnes "Nikki" Devine; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Nicole, Nadine, Tyler and Kristin; three great grandchildren, Makenna, Aerabella, and Georgianna; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held Saturday, January 5th, 2019, at 8 AM, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, with a 9 AM funeral mass in St. Patrick's Church, South Street, Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Calling hours Friday 4-7 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital at

Calling Hours

JAN 4. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726


JAN 5. 8:00 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

JAN 5. 9:00 AM (EST)

St. Patrick's Church
South St.
Somerset, MA

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