Maria F. (Medeiros) Hyson Vendituoli, 46, of Fall River, wife of Jonathan Vendituoli; widow of James "Jack" Hyson and daughter of Urania (Paulino) Medeiros of Fall River and the late Jose J. Medeiros, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
A hairdresser, she was a graduate of Rob Roy Academy. She was a former employee of Tillitson Rubber and was a generous benefactor to many, especially people experiencing homelessness.
Besides her husband and mother she leaves, a daughter, Tanisha Bertrand and her husband Bryant Rivera of Fall River; a stepson, Connor Vendituoli of Fall River; grandchildren, Chanteli Ortiz, and Bryant and Joleah Rivera; siblings, Mario Medeiros, Dorothy Pacheco, and Natalie Medeiros, all of Fall River, John Medeiros in the Azores; a godchild, Stevi-Lyn Bourgeois; and nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Jose Medeiros.
Her funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon at 5:00 PM in the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River.
Visitation, Saturday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Cremation to follow. LARGE PARKING AREA and BARRIER-FREE ENTRANCE at the rear of funeral home. Please omit flowers. Donations, to be used according to the wishes of the family, appreciated. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.