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May S. Monteiro, 96

May S. Monteiro of Westport died Nov. 9 in Bridgeport Hospital. She was 96.

The wife of the late Dr. Louis Monteiro was born in India on March 3, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Dr. Fred and Domitilla (Figueiredo) Saldanha.

She moved to Fairfield in 1982 and has been a resident of Westport since 1992. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include three daughters: Dr. Marguerite Pinto and her husband Dr. Edward Pinto of Westport, Mohini Monteiro and her husband Joseph Lisboa of Stratford, and Dr. Nirmala Monteiro and her husband Allan Shenoy of Westport, five grandchildren: Dr. Michelle (Pinto) Kittleson and her husband Kurt, Louise (Lisboa) Menezes and her husband David, Allison, Andrew and Adele Shenoy and three great-grandchildren: Martin Louis, Conrad and Elwood Kittleson. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother: Joseph Saldanha and her sister: Mildred DeSousa.

The family would like to thank Dr. Yousuf Ali for all his years of care and the physicians and staff of Bridgeport Hospital.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave. Interment will follow in Assumption Cemetery, 73 Greens Farms Road. There will be no calling hours.

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Contributions in memory of May in lieu of flowers can be made to the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Cancer Center, 5520 Park Ave. Level One, Trumbull, CT 06611.

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