Maria D. Lacerda

Maria D. Lacerda, 91, of East Providence, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Henrique V. Lacerda. Born in Capelo, Faial, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Francisca (Silva) DaSilva. Mrs. Lacerda was a machine operator for the Paramount Jewelry Company before retiring. She leaves one daughter, Luiza DaPonte of East Providence, one son, Joseph Lacerda of Coventry, one sister, Gilda Andrade, ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Delfina Dias and Henry Lacerda and was predeceased by nine siblings. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 8:30 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.