It is with great regret that we announce the passing of SEMARA member Manuel C. “Sonny” Mello, Jr., W1ESG (formerly KA1ESG), aged 70, of New Bedford, MA.  Sonny passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Sonny was a longtime member of SEMARA and will be missed.  His obituary as it appeared in The Standard-Times can be seen by clicking here.  We send our sympathy to his family for their loss.  May he rest in peace.

W1ESG, SK