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Obituary: Giselia Resendes, 79

Nov 10, 2017 03:30PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Giselia Resendes

LOWELL, MA – Giselia Resendes, 79, died on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Lowell General Hopsital.

Giselia was born in Portugal on November 8, 1937, a daughter of the late Maria (Barbeiro) and Jose Resendes.

Before her retirement, she worked as a seamstress for Polo clothing.

Giselia was a devoted mom and loving grandmother. She enjoyed shopping at the bargain stores. And on the weekends could frequently be found bringing her children bread, cheese, and fried dough from the Portuguese bakery.

She is survived and will be deeply missed by her five children; Belinda Melo and her husband Gabe of Pelham, NH, Joe Melo and his wife Ana of Hudson, NH, Carlos Melo and his wife Joanna of Lawrence, Maria Resendes and her husband Nuno of Dracut, and Lisete Costa of Londonderry, NH; 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: were entrusted to the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, MA. To leave an online condolence, story or message please visit or find us on Facebook under “Dracut Funeral Home.”
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