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David Sequeira

June 22, 1938 — September 28, 2022

David Sequeira, 84, of Worcester, MA passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. David fought a long, courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He leaves behind his devoted wife, Martha Westerlind. David was the loving father of David Sequeira Jr., Anthony Sequeira and his wife Joette, John Sequeira and his wife Sarah, Brian Sequeira and his wife Jennifer, Allison Sequeira and her fiancé Matthew Porcaro, and Amy Sequeira and her fiancé Aaron Doray, and the cherished grandfather of Annabella, Lucy, and Arabelle. He also leaves a brother, Al Sequeira and his wife Alberta, a sister Evelyn Ciociolo, and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dave held a special and close relationship with the Westerlind family, especially Tanner, Riley, Brady, Dylan, Maddy, Kendall, Connor, Hailey, and Ben. He was predeceased by his parents, Antonio and Antoinette (Folcarelli), and his siblings, Sal, Robert, Richard, and Gina.

Born and raised in Worcester, Dave was a graduate of the Worcester Boys Trade School. He worked as a self-employed general contractor prior to his retirement. He loved fishing, playing the lottery, and singing, and was a founding member of the Parkinson’s Chorus of Central MA.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, October 6 from 5:00-7:00 pm at the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St, Worcester. The funeral Mass with military honors to follow will be held on Friday, October 7 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of Loreto Parish, 37 Massasoit Rd, Worcester.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to the Parkinson’s Chorus of Central MA (Parkinson's Chorus of Central Massachusetts c/o First Congregational Church 19 Church Road Shrewsbury, MA 01545) or the MA Parkinson’s APDA (American Parkinson Disease Association-Massachusetts Chapter, 85 East Concord St., Ground Floor, Boston, MA 02118)



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