Dominga D. Andrade

Dominga Dias Andrade, 93, of East Falmouth died at Falmouth Hospital on July 16.

The daughter of John and Claudia Dias Andrade, Ms. Andrade was known as Minga. 

She began working at an early age doing domestic chores for neighbors. Her uncle owned a farm on Davisville Road, and she later helped to operate her family’s farm and landscaping business until it closed in 1970.

Ms. Andrade then worked as a certified home health aide until she retired.

In her free time, she enjoyed sharing Cape Verdean food and history with her friends and family.

Ms. Andrade leaves a niece, Sheila Duarte Andrade, and many extended family members.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Antone, Manuel, John and Edwin Andrade; her nephew, Arthur E. Andrade Jr., and her foster son, Christopher Andrade.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 23, at 10 AM at St. Anthony’s Church, 167 East Falmouth Highway.

Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2 Whites Path, South Yarmouth, MA 02664.


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