David Sequeira, 84, of Worcester, MA passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. David had a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by 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 had 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 Worcester Boys Trade School. He worked as an independent general contractor before retiring. He enjoyed fishing, playing the lottery and singing, and was a founding member of Parkinson’s Chorus of Central MA.
Calling hours will be Thursday, October 6 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St, Worcester. Funeral Mass with military honors to follow will be held Friday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of Loreto Parish, 37 Massasoit Rd, Worcester.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Parkinson’s Chorus of Central MA (Parkinson’s Chorus of Central Massachusetts c/o First Congregational Church 19 Church Road Shrewsbury, MA 01545) or MA Parkinson’s APDA (American Parkinson Disease Association -Massachusetts Chapter, 85 East Concord St., Ground Floor, Boston, MA 02118)
To leave a note of condolence for the family, please visit www.MercadanteFuneral.com
Posted on September 30, 2022
Posted in Worcester Telegram & Gazette