Maria E. (Mendonca) Branco

  • Born: August 17, 1944
  • Died: December 6, 2020
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Maria by adding your memories and photos.

Maria E. (Mendonca) Branco, 76, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton on Sunday, December 6, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband, Manuel H. Branco whom she was married to for 54 years. Daughter of the late Eduino and Maria (Luna) Mendonca, she was born and raised in Faial, Azores, Portugal before moving to Stoughton in 1970. Maria worked at Ark-Les Switch in Stoughton for over 15 years before working at Polaroid in Norwood for 10 years until her retirement at age 52 to care for and enjoy her grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and traveling but her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Maria is survived by her beloved children, Maria F. Freitas and her husband Norman and Gina B. Costeira and her husband Daniel all of Stoughton and Richard M. Branco and his wife Anna of Bridgewater. She was the loving and dedicated grandmother of Jessica and Christopher Freitas, Kaitlyn and Stephanie Costeira and Ashley and Kayla Branco. She was the sister of Margaret Camara and Dolores LeBlanc both of New Bedford and the late Liduino and Manuel Mendonca. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, funeral services are private. For those who would like to extend condolences in person, a drive through visitation will be held in the Parking Lot at Farley Funeral Home on Thursday Morning from 10:45-11 AM where those who wish to extend sympathies can so from the safety of their own cars. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in Maria's name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, PO Box 37920, Boone IA 50037-0920.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort you during this most difficult time.

Posted by P - neighbor   December 26, 2020


So sorry to hear of your loss. We loved you, Mrs.Branco
Love your sweet girls, xoxo
Sandy and the rest of the CEH crew xoxo

Posted by Sandy Aguiar - Brockton, MA - Friend   December 10, 2020

My condolences to the entire Branco family. May memories ease your pain at this difficult time.

Posted by Maria Pimentel - Stoughton, MA   December 09, 2020

I'm deeply sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and you famil

Posted by Braulio Polanco - Providence, RI - Friend   December 09, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow!

Posted by Andrew Fish - Holden, MA - acquaintance   December 08, 2020

Condolences to the Branco family God be with you all has you grieve the loss of your loved one my thoughts and prayers are with you.Rest in Peace Sra.Maria .

Posted by Eunice Fraga - Ashland, MA - Family Friend   December 07, 2020

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