Isabel DoCanto


DoCanto, Isabel (Rodrigues) of Dorchester, MA died peacefully at her home on November 3, 2016 surrounded by her  family.  Beloved wife of the late Francisco R. DoCanto; Loving mother of Maria Alves, Joao-Pedro DoCanto, Candida DoCanto, Fatima Santos, Joao-  Felipe DoCanto all of Dorchester and Maria Socorro Silva of Norwood; Sister of Guilherme Rodrigues; Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Isabel was born on April 1, 1919,  in Fogo, Cabo Verde and immigrated to America in 1973. She  worked  as a seamstress for many years before retiring.  The most important aspect of Isabel’s life was her family. She truly loved spending quality time with family especially on Holidays and  special occasions.  She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday 4-8PM  in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester.  A  funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday November 8, 2016 at 10AM in Saint Patrick Church, Roxbury..  Burial in New Calvery Cemetery, Boston.