Anna E. Duarte


Anna E. Duarte, a resident of Windemere Nursing Home, died at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Saturday morning, April 1, 2017, at the age of 91.

She was the wife of the late David Duarte; mother of Diane Mello and her husband Michael of East Freetown; grandmother of Kelly Ann and her husband, Sean; great-grandmother of Anduin; sister of Doris Amaral, Patricia Suchy, George Medeiros, and the late Louise Robinson and Charlotte Tucker.

Her funeral service will be held in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Leo Christian on Tuesday, April 4, at 11 am. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10 am. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, State Road, Vineyard Haven.

Donations may be made in her memory to the American Legion Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 257, or to the Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 2214, both in Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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