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Virginia A. Pontes

July 30, 2020

Obituary

Virginia A. “Ginny” (Donnelly) Pontes, 80, of Somerset passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Edward Pontes Sr.  Virginia was born in Philadelphia the daughter of the late Thomas and Elvira (Elia) Donnelly. She graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School class of 1958. Mrs. Pontes worked for the Somerset School Department for many years as an administrative assistant and helped in the cafeteria. Virginia also worked as an administrative assistant at the Fall River Marine Museum, Viveiros Insurance and several other insurance agencies. Mrs. Pontes also volunteered at several local animal shelters. Survivors are a son: Edward Pontes Jr. and his wife Patricia of Middleboro; two daughters: Lori A. Belchê and her husband John of Somerset; Sharon M. Louro and her husband Mark of South Easton; five grandchildren: Timothy, Julianne, Jocelyn, Brynna and Jillian; a brother: Thomas Donnelly and his wife Nancy of Pennsylvania. Her family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, August 3, 2020 from 9am to 10am in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street Somerset. Her Funeral Service for the public will begin at 10am via a Live Broadcast  Funeral Home staff will assist with social distancing and facial covering must be worn before entering the funeral home. Flowers are omitted donations in Ginny’s memory can be made to either the Swansea Animal Shelter of 68 Stevens Road Swansea, MA 02777 or the Faxon Animal Rescue League 474 Durfee Street Fall River MA 02720


Services

Visitation
Monday
August 3, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA 02726

Funeral Service
Monday
August 3, 2020

10:00 AM
Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA 02726

Donations

Swansea Animal Shelter
68 Stevens Road, Swansea MA 02777

Faxon Animal Rescue League
474 Durfee St., Fall River MA 02720

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