Anna D. “Dorothy” O’Rourke

Anna D. “Dorothy” O’Rourke, 90, of Carousel Drive, passed away Friday August 17, 2018. She was the wife of the late John A. Edwards, Sr., and the late Charles O’Rourke. Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Sousa) Dutra. Mrs. O’Rourke was a devoted Catholic. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing the organ and knitting afghans. She leaves one son, John A. Edwards, Jr. and his wife Nadine of East Providence, four grandchildren, Melissa Roy-Edwards, Eve Rose, John A. Edwards, III and Jocelyn Edwards, eleven great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, three sisters, Frances Dourado, Lorraine Medeiros and Cheryl Keach, one brother, James Dutra and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Frank and John Dutra and Florence Silva. Her funeral will be held on Thursday August 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in North Burial Ground, Providence. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8.


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