Stephen A. Mello, 70

Mar 26, 2024

WEST WAREHAM — Stephen A. Mello, 70, of West Wareham passed away peacefully Friday, March 22, 2024 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of 49 years to Mary E. “Molly” (Pompile) Mello.

Born and raised in New Bedford, son of the late Manuel and Alice B. (Fregeau) Mello, he was a graduate of New Bedford High School and later Cape Cod Community College. He was a self
employed Building Contractor. Stephen loved his family and his wonderful life on Blackmore Pond.

He is survived by his loving wife, Molly; his children, Jessica Govoni and her husband David of Marion, Erika Souza and her husband Ryan of Plymouth and Samuel Mello and his wife Joy of West Roxbury; eight grandchildren, Oliviah and Harrison Govoni, Ethan, Eloise and Adelyn Souza, and Graham, Hadley and Tyler Mello; Mr. Mello was also the grandfather of the late Evelyn Mello.

In accordance with his wishes he will be cremated and memorial visitation will be held Sunday, April 7, 2024 from 10AM-12PM in the Donaghy New Day Cremation and Funeral Care, 465 County St., New Bedford. For facility directions and memorial register please visit,

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to GBH Boston Public Radio