Mary C. “Mae” Rourke

Mary C. “Mae” Rourke, 102 of Sumach Avenue entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. She was the wife of the late Victor A. Rourke. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Joao and Evangelina (Silva) Pacheco.   Mary worked in various jobs until she retired 30 years ago. She was extremely proud of her involvement at St. Martha’s Church. She was a member of the Choir, a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Friendly Visitor Program. Mae was the loving mother of Victor Rourke, Jr., Eileen Caldarella, Raymond Rourke and Catherine Finelli and was the loving grandmother of eleven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by four siblings. 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. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 4-8. Please omit flowers, contributions to Hasbro Children’s Hospital would be appreciated.