Alvarina Alves, 88 of Warren Avenue died Saturday January 12, 2013 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Manuel C. Alves. She was born in Terceira, Azores a daughter of the late Jose V. deFreitas and Maria do Carmo Dores deFreitas. Mrs. Alves was a seamstress for Philomenas Bridal Shop before retiring. She leaves one son, Victor M. Alves of Riverside, three daughters, Eva Moreira of Florida, Lucia F. Alves of Riverside and Alvarina Raposo of East Providence, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 5-8.