Raul Cunha

Raul Cunha, 83, of Indiana Avenue, Providence passed away Sunday October 25, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of Zelia M. (Cordeiro) Cunha. Born in Sao Jose, Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Jose and Evangelina (DeJesus) Cunha. Mr. Cunha was a machine operator for Elizabeth Webbing before retiring. Besides his wife he leaves four daughters, Carmelia Duarte and her husband Manuel Luis Duarte of Canada, Ana Paula Cunha and her husband Antonio Joaquin of Providence, Isaura Price and her husband Michael of West Warwick and Lucia Cunha of Providence, eleven grandchildren, Sonia Duarte-Somerton, Alex Gerri Duarte, Amanda Warwick, Kevin Cunha, Melissa Cunha-Santiago, Jason Cunha, Jessica Andrade, Michael Price, Jr., Cameron Price, Sean and Corey Rodriguez, fourteen great grandchildren and one sister, Maria Conceicao Almeida. He was pre-deceased by three brothers and two sisters. His funeral will be held on Thursday 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 Wednesday 5-8.