Maria A. Faria, 86 of Eastern Avenue, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of Eduino A. Faria. She was born in Praia do Norte, Faial, Azores a daughter of the late Francisco B. and Maria (Gomes) Andrade. Mrs. Faria was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church and a member of the choir.Besides her husband she leaves three daughters, Fernanda Amaral of East Providence, Terezinha Pereira of Seekonk and Maria E. Faria of East Providence, two sons, Jose E. Faria of Lincoln and Rui F. Faria of Riverside, four sisters, Francisca Dutra, Adelina Moitoso, Terezinha Andrade and Isidora Silva, three brothers, Francisco, Antonio and Jose Andrade all of Canada, ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Emilia Souto.Her funeral will be held on Monday 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, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.