Mary Wilcox

Mary Wilcox, 91, formerly of 10 Office Parkway, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. She spent her last few years as a resident of Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence where she was beloved by both fellow residents and staff.  She was the wife of the late Frank Wilcox.

Born in Seekonk, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Almeida) Costa.  Mrs. Wilcox worked for the Trifari Jewelry Company before she retired. She was a communicant of St Martha’s Church in East Providence as well as a member of the East Providence Senior Center.

She leaves several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews including great nephews Matthew and Michael Dellagrotta who were especially near and dear to Mary.  She was the sister of the late Irene Bettencourt, Florence Mance, Norma Pereira, Leonore Horan, George Costa and Robert Costa.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Contributions in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital would be appreciated.




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