Dianna J. (Lomba) Crowder

Dianna J. (Lomba) Crowder of 250 Boyd Avenue in East Providence passed away on May 11, 2020 at Evergreen Nursing Home. She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late Rufino and Mary (Varela) Lomba. She is survived by her daughter Sheila A. Crowder and her granddaughter Milan G. Crowder both of Barrington, RI. She graduated from Hope High School in 1961 and shortly therafter joined the United States Air Force. After leaving the Air Force she then went on to become a senior customer service representative for Narragansett Electric (National Grid) where she worked for many years before retiring. In her spare time she enjoyed playing cards, going to bingo and just spending time with her friends and family.

Her funeral service will be private.


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22 entries.
GC Silva wrote on July 14, 2020 at 3:26 pm:
Learned of your death via an e-mail. RIP.
helen poirierbr from bristol wrote on July 14, 2020 at 12:09 pm:
shiela keeping you in my prayers
helen poirier from bristol wrote on July 14, 2020 at 12:05 pm:
shelia been keeping in my prayers your mom was always so nice to me helen poirier
Judy Coates-Wills from East Greenwich, RI wrote on June 30, 2020 at 3:42 pm:
Deeply saddened by her loss. Dianna & I were Cheerleaders, only 3 girls of color on the Varsity Squad at Hope High. Stayed friends & in touch long after we were married. Dianna had an endearing, gentle and gracious manner, plus infectious smile. She truly loved you both, and was a genuine true friend to me. Although her voice is silent her spirit is yet alive. Offering you prayers of comfort while fondly remembering the deep affection and Blessings she leaves behind for you Beloved Daughter and Granddaughter, plus a host of friends.
MARIE LAMBERT(Boopie) from NORTH PORT wrote on June 30, 2020 at 12:33 pm:
To Dianne daughter and granddaughter, so very sorry for your loss we were friends through our teenage years. You will be in our prayers. Dianne RIP.
Mark Poirier from East Providence wrote on June 27, 2020 at 7:21 am:
Shiela,, so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace ๐Ÿ™
Dorothy McCollough from Providence wrote on June 26, 2020 at 4:51 pm:
To Chowder Family I send my condolence. Dianna was a lovely lady. I remember her when she was visiting her Mother and Aunt Tina at the nursing home as I was visiting my Aunt Josephine, Dianna was a caring person, may she Rest In Peace. She served her country, she served her family, now she is serving with the Lord..Amen
Cecilia (Che-Che) Bessette from Berthoud wrote on June 25, 2020 at 7:03 pm:
Dear Cousin Sheila. I miss your mother, my cousin, so much. In all our years together we never had an argument, disagreement, just lots of laughter and fun! I am so thankful. She blessed me in so many ways when she looked after my mother in the nursing home and taking her out for meals. She is now in Heaven with your aunts: Aunty Fil, Aunty Tina and your mother, Aunty Mary. May our Lord be with you during your grieving. It is not easy, but He will be with you. Just let Him. Talk to Him and your Mother. I love you. <3
Jean Warner from Seekonk,Ma wrote on June 24, 2020 at 8:36 pm:
My condolences to Diannaโ€™s daughter and granddaughter. Dianna and I were childhood friends and graduated from Hope 1961. She will be missed. RIP, my friend.
Caroline Vierra from East Providence wrote on June 23, 2020 at 8:56 pm:
Sheila and Milan, I am so very sorry for your loss. May our good Lord help you with the passing of your mom. I am praying for you and your family. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
Joanne Silva from East Providence wrote on June 23, 2020 at 5:59 pm:
Sheila & Milan, So very sorry for your loss!!!!!!!!!!! May you Rest in Peace my friend. I know you are with the Angels & will be Guarding you daughter & grand daughter.
Maire Doyle from Warwick wrote on June 23, 2020 at 3:50 pm:
Sheila so sorry to hear about your dear Mom! Love and prayers, Maire
Linda Perry Murrell from Topeka KS wrote on June 23, 2020 at 8:32 am:
Cousin Shelia, I'm sorry for your loss praying for you and your family๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ Love you cousin ๐Ÿ’œ
Diane Connors from East Providence wrote on June 23, 2020 at 6:03 am:
Sheila and Milan so sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. I only met her a few times she was very sweet lady. She passed away the same day as my sister. Heaven gained 2 angels on that day.
Bernita from Providence wrote on June 23, 2020 at 12:29 am:
Sheila and Milan, my sincere condolences to you. May God give you all the strength you need. And may the memories you have in your hearts give you comfort.
Regina Brown from Providence wrote on June 22, 2020 at 11:53 pm:
Sheila & Milan, So very sadden to hear of your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ
Kiosha Craft from Topeka wrote on June 22, 2020 at 10:45 pm:
Cousin Shelia, Iโ€™m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your daughter. That God will give you both strength in this time. Love your cousin Kiosha
Lori Brennan-Almeida from Riverside wrote on June 22, 2020 at 10:23 pm:
Dianna was a great friend, always there for everyone even when she wasn't feeling well. I will miss her. Sheila if you need anything please call. I made her a promise to be there for you.
Terry L Crowder from Topeka wrote on June 22, 2020 at 10:05 pm:
May God bless your family as we keep them in our prayers. God is good ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ For thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory forever. Amen. TLC
Jean McAdams wrote on June 22, 2020 at 9:51 pm:
I am so sorry I can't be there for you Sheila. May your mom rest in peace. She will be greatly missed. I love you my friend stay strong. God bless