NEW BEDFORD-Lori-Ann Canto, 57, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River after a period of declining health. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Canto, Jr. and Doris (Trpanier) Canto.
Born in New Bedford, Lori-Ann grew up in Fairhaven, and later settled in New Bedford where she was a graduate of Greater New Bedford Vocational High School. She enjoyed hairdressing and doing crafts.
She is survived by her son, Nikolis J. Pendergast and his fiancé Abby Lavigne of New Bedford; A granddaughter, Cheyenne Pendergast; two sisters, Lorna Maciel and her fiancé Danny Edwards of Acushnet and Lisa Pendergast of New Bedford; a brother, Joseph Canto, III of Fairhaven; her dear friend, Donald Charon of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews.
In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a memorial celebration will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Donaghy New Day Cremation and Funeral Care, 465 County St., New Bedford, MA. For memorial register please visit, www.hathawayfunerals.com.
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