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Agnes Gonsalves
October 02, 2020


Agnes (Bandarra) Gonsalves, 98, of West Wareham passed away Friday October 2, 2020 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Arnold Gonsalves.

Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel M. and Diamantina (Teixeira) Bandarra, she lived in West Wareham for many years.

Mrs. Gonsalves was formerly employed as a stitcher at Dartmouth Clothing.

She was a member of the Wareham Senior Citizens.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Marchessault of New Bedford and Brenda Rapoza of Dartmouth; a brother, Manuel Bandarra of Tennessee; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson,

Her Funeral Service and burial in Rural Cemetery will be private. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For online condolence book, visit

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Saunders-Dwyer Funeral Homes
495 Park Street
New Bedford, MA 02740