Carlota F. DeFaria, 96, passed away at her home on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Born in Santiago, Praia, Cape Verde Islands she was a daughter of the late Alfredo Faria and Ida M. Feijoo Faria. Mrs. DeFaria was a machine operator for Sigma Instruments in Braintree for ten years before she retired. She leaves three daughters, Elza Silva of Marshfield, Ma., Odelisa Alfaia of East Providence and Ida DeFaria of Worcester, two sons, Francisco Xavier Martins of Holbrook, MA. and Ednilson Nunes of East Providence, 19 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Sylvia DeFaria-Barbosa, Joao Alfredo Nunes and sister of the late Maria Rosa Alfaia, Constanca DeFaria, Sylvia DaCosta, Joaquim DeFaria and Osvaldo DeFaria. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 would be appreciated.