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Susete Cunha, 73, Of Yonkers, Sewing Machine Operator, Local 98

Susete Cunha
Susete Cunha Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. - Susete Cunha of Yonkers died Nov. 15. She was 73.

Cunha was born Nov. 19, 1940, in Lisbon, Portugal, to Antonio Caetano and Maria Conceiao (Rego) dos Santos. She worked as a sewing machine operator for Local 98. She was a Yonkers resident since 1967 , and a longtime parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and belonged to the Nocturnal Adoration and the Prayer Shawl Group.

Cunha is survived by her son, Antonio Cunha (Annette) of Carmel; daughter, Maria Leonor da Silva (Tony) of Yonkers; brothers, Orlando dos Santos of Vero Beach, Fla., and Joao dos Santos of No.Carolina; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 17 at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Portugal.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local American Cancer Society .

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