Emily H. Medeiros

Emily H. Medeiros, 94, passed away Thursday May 19, 2016 at the Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Seekonk, Massachusetts she was a daughter of the late Antonio and Flora (Silva) Medeiros. Miss. Medeiros  was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. She was a member of the women’s Guild and church choir and was also a recipient of the Marian Medal. After graduating from East Providence High School, she worked for several companies as an office assistant until her longest tenure at Brown University where she worked under Dean Hale for 20 years. She retired at the age of 70, and went on to work and volunteer at the church. Most important to Emily were her family, friends, the church and her home. She lived a life of simplicity and enjoyed every moment of it. She leaves six nieces, Christine Stewart, Linda Cruise, Cheryl Desmarais, Barbara McCarthy, Joyce Leven and Lisa Letourneau, two nephews, John Mello and John Medeiros. She was the sister of the late Mary Zinni, Virginia Mello, Angela and John Medeiros. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Mount Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Pawtucket. Per Emily’s request calling hours are respectfully omitted.