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James P. DeMedeiros

April 21, 2021


James Paul DeMedeiros, 53, of Fairhaven passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.  He was the husband of Brandy (Rapoza) DeMedeiros.

Born and raised in New Bedford, son of Mary Lima of South Dartmouth and the late Domingos DeMedeiros, he settled in Fairhaven in 2001. James was a self-employed auto mechanic for 28 years and most recently had worked for Emerald Isle ATM Services.

He enjoyed working on and driving vintage cars especially his Mustang GT.

He is survived by his mother and wife;  children, Joey DeMedeiros, James D. DeMedeiros, John Pinheiro, Shawn Coleman, Ryan and Corey Oliver and Kristin Pedersen;  brothers, Christopher Lima and his wife Sanya, David Mitchell and his wife Stephanie, Paul Soares and his wife Barbara, Walter Crovello and his wife Carol:  a sister Tammy Demello and her husband Barry;  a grandson, Greyson DeMedeiros;  a niece, Alisia Lima;  and nephews, Cameron Demello and Timmy Tuttle.  James was the brother of the late Marty Crovello and Matt Tuttle.

Private arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register please visit,

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