Mary “Maizie” Duarte

Mary “Maizie” (Toste) Duarte, 89, of Primrose Drive, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at her home.  She was the wife of the late David Duarte.  Born in Seekonk, she was a daughter of the late Joseph  and Maria (Travers) Toste.   Mrs. Duarte leaves two daughters, Linda M. Scandariato of North Providence and Brenda M. Martin and her husband Bruce of Seekonk, three sons, David J. Duarte and his wife Judy of Rehoboth, Frank J. Duarte and Angela of Rehoboth and Brian D. Duarte and his wife Julie of Seekonk, two sisters, Delphina Zajac of East Providence and Helen Terra of Rehoboth, one sister in law, June Toste, twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.  She was the mother of the late Judith A. Dias and Donald J. Duarte, sister of the late Joseph Toste, Vera Hutchinson and Alice Ginolfi and mother in law of the late Robert Scandariato. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Rehoboth Village Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 5-8.  In lieu of flowers contributions to Southcoast Visiting Nurses Association, Hospice, 1822 North Main Street, Fall River, Ma 02720 would be appreciated.