Edmundo M. Moniz

Edmundo M. Moniz, 87, of East Providence passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of Leonor E. (Carreiro) Moniz.  Born in Rabo de Peixe, Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Joao and Rosa Moniz.  Mr. Moniz worked for American Insulated Wire Company before he retired. He was a devout Catholic and a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church. He was also a member of the Holy Rosary Band.  Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, Rosie Meirinho and Lee Gaspar, two sons, Eddy Moniz and Paul Moniz all of East Providence, one sister, Berta M. Labao, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  He was the brother of the late Adelino M. Moniz, Jose M. Moniz, Antonio M. Moniz, Benjamin M. Moniz, Moises M. Moniz, Fernanda M. Brum and Maria M. Gouveia.  His funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated.