Aurora A. Duarte

Aurora A. Duarte 81, of Dover Ave.  passed away on Friday March 11, 2016 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert Duarte. Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Antonio A. and Maria (Enaria) Teixeira. Mrs. Duarte worked for the East Providence School Department for many years before retiring. She was a 1956 graduate of Salve Regina College. She volunteered at Trailside Daycare in East Providence and was a communicant of Saint Martha’s Church. She leaves three sons, Robert Duarte of East Providence, Jeffrey Duarte of Somerset, and Kenneth Duarte of Kansas, three grandchildren, Christopher, Caroline, and Jack Duarte, one sister, Mary Teixeira of Cumberland, three brothers, Antonio Teixeira of Massachusetts, Louie Teixeira of Pawtucket, and Mario Teixeira of Cumberland. She was predeceased by six siblings. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday 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 Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital would be appreciated.