Hortencia C. Terra, 93, passed away Sunday, June 24th 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Providence. She was the wife of the late Mario S. Terra.
Born in Pico, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Antonio S. Cunha and Celestina (da Gloria) Cunha. She leaves behind four daughters; Lusa Machado of Pawtucket, Stacy Fernandes and her husband João of East Providence, Rosa deAvila and her husband José of Unity, ME, Natalia Maciel and her husband Antonio of Providence, nine grandchildren; Antonio deAvila, Stacy Maciel , Jessica Maciel, Sandra Pimentel, Derek Machado, Christina Machado, Claire Fernandes, Ivaneize Fernandes, Yannick Fernandes, three great grandchildren, a brother Manuel Cunha of Corralito, CA and a sister Armandina Macedo of Toronto, Canada. She was the sister of the late Maria Cunha.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, June 29th 2018 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St, Francis Xavier Church, 79 North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 5-8 P.M.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be to Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St. Ste.306, Providence, RI 02906-5215, in the memory of Hortencia C. Terra.