Joaquim E. “Jack” Sousa, 81, of East Providence passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Eastgate Nursing. He was the husband of the late Carolyn (Figueredo) Sousa. Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was a son of the late Joseph and Elsie (Silva) Sousa.
Jack was a motor coach driver for MDT transportation of Seekonk,MA . He was a guitar player and a member of the Band “Citation.”
He leaves a daughter, Sheila Geleney and her husband John of Rumford, four grandchildren, Kevin Geleney, Nicolas Geleney, Amanda Sousa, Heather Sousa, three great grandchildren, one sister Theresa Sousa of Rumford and a brother Frank Sousa of Pawtucket. He was the father of the late Joaquim Sousa, Jr. and a brother of the late Florence Magna. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling Hours will be Monday, November 19, 2018 from 5-7PM.