Gertrude A. Ferreira

Gertrude A. (Perry) Ferreira, 89 of Jamestown formerly of East Providence passed away on Tuesday August 25, 2015 at South County Hospital.  She was the loving wife of Marion Ferreira for 70 years.  Born in Seekonk, MA she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Propatier) Perry. 

She worked as an assembler in the jewelry industry and she enjoyed spending time at home with her family.

In addition to her husband Gertrude was survived by three children Trudy Peck her late husband Thomas of Coventry, Dennis Ferreira and his wife Debra of Wakefield, Beverly Dourado and her husband John of Jamestown, two sisters Audrey Miranda of East Providence, Virginia Rosa of Jamestown, nine grandchildren Thomas Peck Jr., Peter Peck, Paula Clifford, Rebecca Chace, Robert Ferreira Jr., Deborah Ferreira, Colleen Larosee, John Dourado III, David Dourado, and eleven great-grandchildren Kayla, Ryan, Lydia, Robbie, Abigail, Tessa, Brendan, Sophia, Colby, Vivian, Avaleen.  She was the mother of the late Robert “Bobby” Ferreira, and sister of the late Mary Saieta, Irene Lema, Jessie Medeiros, and Helen Perry.

Her funeral will be held on Monday at 9 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Taunton Avenue, Seekonk.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held Sunday from 3-7PM.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hasbro Children’s Hospital P.O. Box H Providence, RI 02901-9979.