Born in Fall River, Tim was a 2003 graduate of Mt. Hope High School and was employed as a building contractor for F. T. Construction.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his brothers Frankie and Jonathan Da Ponte, sisters Victoria and Caroline Da Ponte, grandparents Jose and Maria da Conceicao (Cabral) Da Ponte and Joao Vieira, his girlfriend Sarah Lemoi and many uncles, aunts and cousins. He was the grandson of the late Maria (da Mota) Vieira.
Funeral services were held November 26th from the George Lima Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was con celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church by Rev. Richard A. Narciso, Rev. Luis Garcia Dutra, Rev. Fernando A. Cabral, Rev. Jared J. Constanza, Rev. Thomas J. Ferland, Rev. Scott J. Pontes, Rev. Jose F. Rocha and Rev. Victor T. Silva. Liturgical readings were by Eduarda de Medeiros and Lisa Barboza and the Prayer of the Faithful was read by Jonathan Da Ponte. The offertory gifts were presented by Sarah Lemoi, Victoria Da Ponte and Caroline Da Ponte. The eulogy was given by Frankie Da Ponte. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Kevin Botelho, Matt Braga, Rich Buccolo, John Stanzione, Carlos De Medeiros, Paul De Medeiros, Ceasar Da Ponte and Brian Avila. Memorial donations may be made to: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.