Idilia DeSenna

January 4, 2013

Idilia DeSenna, 89 of Mitchellville, MD and formerly of East Providence died Friday January 4, 2013 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.  She was the wife of the late George DeSenna.

  Born in Brava, Cape Verde Islands she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Maria (Silva) DaRosa.   Mrs. DeSenna worked for the Trifari Jewelry Company before retiring.   She was a member of the Cape Verdean Senior Citizens and was very active with Mended Hearts.  She was a communicant of St. Martha’s Church.
   She leaves two daughters, Maria Lopes of Maryland and Jacqueline Johnson of Washington, D.C., one son, George D. DeSenna of Maryland, one brother, Rudolph Rose of Providence and one granddaughter, Rachel Senna Lopes of Maryland.  She was the sister of the late Jose and Domingos DaRosa.
   Her funeral will be held on Thursday 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. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9.