Eliza F. Deissler

Eliza N (Nobrega), Deissler, Lee age 98,  passed away Tuesday May 10, 2016 at Hope Hospice and Pallative Care. Born 28 April 1918 in Lowell Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Adelina (Costa) Nobrega. She was the wife of the late Ralph P. Deissler. Her family moved to Fox Point in 1925 and she graduated on the Honor Roll from Hope High School in 1936. Eliza worked as a crossing guard for 25 years first at Ives st school and retiring in 1982 while at Fox Point Elementary . She was devoted to a closely knit family. She enjoyed many social activities and was able to avoid many New England winters in Florida with her sister Grace and brother Manuel.  She is survived by her four sons – Ralph of Riverside, Russell and Paul of Providence, and James of London UK; four grandchildren – Amy Lasky, Leeann Carter, Benjamin and Eliza; and four great grandchildren – Olivia, Nathan, Emma and Matthew Carter.  Eliza was the sister of Lillian Sousa of East Providence and the late Manuel, Americus, Grace, John and Antone Nobrega, Mary Gomes and Dolores McTaggart. She was the aunt of 18 nieces and nephews, and, 27 grandnieces and grandnephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse St., Providence. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 463 Benefit Street, Providence R.I., 02903