Maria D. Chantre, 87 of Woodward Avenue passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of Joao H. Chantre. Born in St. Antao, Cape Verde Islands, she was a daughter of the late Jose A. and Clara A. (Lopes) Faial. Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Clara Oliveira, four sons, Rafael Medina, Jose Cesar, Agnelo Cesar and Armindo Cesar, four stepchildren, Arlindo Chantre, Aurora Fortes, Isabele Chantre and Adelia Chantre, one brother, Manuel Faial, one sister, Arcangela Faial, thirteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday 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 Monday 4-8.