George W. Souza

Died: Wed., Jun. 5, 2019

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Fall River – George W. Souza, 55 of New Bedford, passed away in his mother’s arms, holding his sister’s hand, and surrounded by family and loved ones, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Fall River Healthcare after a long illness.  He was the son of Alga M. (Ponte) Mello and the late Frank Souza.
     Born in New Bedford, he lived in the city all his life.  He was employed as a custodian for a nursing home until his illness.
     George greatly enjoyed singing and playing drums, including bongo drums.  He loved animals, such as birds and dogs.  He especially took pleasure in being with people.
     Survivors include his mother, Alga and stepfather, Daniel Mello; 2 brothers, James Souza and Robert Souza; and 2 sisters, Karleen Beaulieu and Debra Pisz.
     Private services are with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  For condolences, please visit

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anthony demelo
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019

TABLE BASKET was sent by anthony demelo.

my friend may you be at peace I will remember you forever your friend anthony

Eileen Freitas DuPont
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
Dear Georgie,
We grew up together as neighbors and share many memories. I often tell stories of our adventures. Wishing peace to your family.


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