Maria deSousa

Maria deSousa, 68, of Central Avenue passed away Saturday September 12, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Manuel G. deSousa to whom she was married for 48 years. Born in Capelo, Faial, Azores she was a daughter of the late Joao D. and Maria DeAndrade. Mrs. deSousa was a machine operator for Fram Corp before retiring. Besides her husband she leaves two sons, Victor M. deSousa of West Warwick and Nelson M. deSousa of Providence, three grandchildren Danielle, Derek and Devon deSousa, two sisters, Carmen Valcorba of Riverside and Ana Costa of Swansea, two brothers, Henry Andrade of East Providence, Tony Andrade of Cranston and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Helder M. deSousa. Her funeral will be held on Friday 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 Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 4-8.