Maria Natalia Pereira, 80, of East Providence passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late Antonio Sousa Raposo.
Born in Ponta da Garça, São Miguel, Azores, she was a daughter of the late José & Maria Natalia (Torres) Pereira.
Maria was an amazing cook and enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her family. She leaves a daughter, Antonia Jabotte and her husband Joseph of Seekonk, four sons, Antonio Raposo & his wife Alicia of North Kingstown, Paulo Raposo & his fiancé Maria Natalia Enes of East Providence, João Raposo & his wife Dalila of East Providence, Nuno Raposo of East Providence, a sister, Maria de Lourdes Pacheco of Ponta da Garça, Azores and her daughter in-law Carol Raposo of Warwick; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Virgilio Raposo, the grandmother of the late Dominie Raposo and the sister of the late Deodate Torres Pereira and Maria Eugenia Curvelo.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:45 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, 21 Traverse Street, Providence. Calling hours will be held on Thursday 4-8. Burial will take place in São Miguel, Azores.