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Santos, Gilda (dos Santos) passed away peacefully in her home in Somerville, June 8, 2021 at age 91.  She was born and raised in Portugal on February 24th, 1930.

Gilda was the devoted wife of the late Fernando dos Santos, loving mother of Maria de Lurdes Melo and her husband John, Carmella Turner and her husband Jeames, cherished grandmother of Stephen Melo, Eric Melo and his wife Tara, Brian Melo and his wife Vicky, Adam Borges and his wife Carmen, Melissa Abel and her husband Bobby, Linda Spence and her husband Tim, Amy Johnson and her husband Michael, adored great-grandmother of Carlos, Dominic, Christina, Nathan, Rebecca, Khloe, Anthony, Eliana, Mackenzie, Calista, Michael, Trey, Fernando and Montgomery, beloved great-great grandmother of Tros and the sister of the late Jose dos Santos, Manuel dos Santos, Urania Sousa, Lurdes Soaraes and Olivia dos Santos.  She is also survived by nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.

Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge Street in Cambridge, on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 8:00 am.

Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros in Cambridge at 9:00 am.   

Visitation at the Funeral Home in Cambridge on Sunday, June 13, 2021, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. 

Entombment will be at the Holy Cross Cemetery with her beloved Fernando.

Gilda was known for her beautiful seamstress work, amazing cooking, and the love for her family and friends.

Massachusetts Covid – 19 guidelines ask that anyone NOT VACCINATED please wear a mask while in the funeral home, church and at the cemetery.




# Jerry and Anne DeCri 2021-06-11 18:14
Maria and Carmela,
We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your mother be at peace with our Heavenly Father.
Anne and Jerry
# Lucille de Cristofar 2021-06-11 18:16
Maria and Carmela,
My most heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mother. She was a lovely woman. May she rest peacefully in the arms of the angels.
Lucille de Cristofaro
# Mena Melo 2021-06-13 13:48
Lurdes& Carmelia and family
I am so sorry for your loss,my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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