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VEIGA, Marcelina Vieira Fontes was born March 26, 1925 in Cova Figueria, Fogo, Cape Verde to the late parents Matilde Monteiro Fontes and Joaquim Vieira Fontes. Marcelina Vieira Fontes Veiga, of Randolph, passed away of natural causes Friday November 13, 2020 at the age of 95 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Manuel Veiga. Loving mother of Pedro Veiga of Brockton, Amaral Veiga of Randolph, Alcides Veiga of Whitman, Manuel Veiga Jr. of Randolph, Gilda Lobo of Randolph and the late Maria Zilda Monteiro. Devoted sister of Jose Santos Fontes, Joaquim Batencourt Fontes, Catarina Fontes Veiga, and the late Eduardo Joaquim Fontes, Pedro Vieira Fontes, Marcelino Vieira Fontes, Antonio Vieria Fontes and Aguinildo Vieira Fontes. Also survived by seventeen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marcelina, the family’s matriarch immigrated to the United States in 1977 and lived in Dorchester where she worked as a seamstress for many years. She was committed to taking care of her family and enjoyed cooking and baking for those she loved. She was gracious and kind and beloved by all who new her. In keeping with the Covid-19 guidelines, which include face coverings, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 19th from 5:00 – 9:00 PM at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 North Main St. (RT. 28), Randolph. A private Funeral Mass will be held on Friday in St. Bernadette Church, 1031 North Main St., Randolph. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, 245 North St., Randolph. Repass following services at 3 TJ Mullaney Dr. Randolph MA.

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