Irene Machado

Irene Machado, 83, formerly of Circuit Drive, Riverside, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Kent County Hospital. She was the wife of the late Julio H. Machado. She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph and Maria (Vincent) Rezendes. Mrs. Machado was an inspector for the Trifari Jewlery Company before she retired. She was a forty year communicant of St. Brendan’s Church and also a member of the Forever Young Club. She enjoyed dancing. She leaves two daughters Cynthia A. Capobianco of West Greenwich and Lauren M. Pichette of North Kingstown, four sons, David J. Machado of Johnston, Michael J. Machado of East Providence, Kenneth R. Machado of Pawtucket, and Scott E. Machado of West Haven, CT, one brother Joseph Rezendes of East Providence, twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Mary Mahoney.  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. Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Insight for the Blind, 43 Jefferson Blvd. Warwick, RI 02888 would be appreciated.